Paul Daniel Brand

By  | August 22, 2019 | Filed under: Obituaries, Shackelford Funeral Home
Paul Daniel Brand was born August 4, 1932 in Harrisburg , AR the son of the late Carl Jonas and Lillian Clifton Brand.

Mr. Brand worked in commercial construction and throughout his career he worked on military academies, stadiums, and capital buildings. He was called out of retirement to supervise the work on the LSU stadium. In his younger years, he owned Westwood Resort in Bull Shoals, AR and served as chief of the volunteer fire department in Bull Shoals. He was an avid outdoorsman enjoying fishing and hunting.

He was a member of First Baptist Church in Abbeville and played dominos every Wednesday with members of the church. He was Past Master and 32nd degree Mason and member of Abbeville Lodge #320. He was a natural born leader and took great pride in his endeavors. He was especially proud of his children and their success in their lives and careers.

Mr. Brand departed this life on August 18, 2019 at the age of 87 Years, 14 Days. He is survived by his wife, Helen Brand of Abbeville, MS; a daughter, Paula Garavelli and husband Ray of Colorado Springs, CO; four sons, Carlie Brand and wife Sonya of Selmer, TN, Reginald Brand and wife Elizabeth of Houston, TX, Michael Brand and wife Beth of Dahlonega, GA, Patrick Brand of Guys, TN; a sister, Pearl Thomas of Gary, IN; 20 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren; and a host of extended family and friends.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Brand was preceded in death by four sisters, Nina Brand, Vivian Hobbs, Mable Cobb, Mary Casey; three brothers, Albert, Carl J. and Claud Brand.


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