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William K. Sr., "Bill", 84, of Louisville, passed away on Thursday, August 8, 2013.

He was a longtime member of St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church. Bill was an owner of Brecher Lighting Company of Louisville and Lexington and also the owner of Bill Branham Designs LTD. He served in the Army during the Korean Conflict and was a graduate of St. Xavier High School, class of 1947.

Bill is survived by his wife of 62 years, Maxine Murphy Branham; children, Connie Johnson (Cliff), Kathy Adamson (Jim), Bill Branham, II (Marsha), and Cynthia Brown (Jake); grandchildren, James Adamson (Jennifer), Paul Adamson (Sarah), Kathleen Leezer (David), William Branham, III, Michael Branham, Justin Brown, Katie Smith (Kyle) and Brandon Brown; and five great-grandchildren.

His Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church, 7813 Shelbyville Road, with a private burial to follow at a later date in Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2:00-7:00 p.m. Sunday at Ratterman Funeral Home, 12900 Shelbyville Road, East Louisville.

His family would like to thank the staff at Oaklawn for their dedication to providing many hours of excellent care and support to both Bill and his wife.

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to the Alzheimer's Foundation of America, 322 Eighth Avenue, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10001.