This Book of Memories memorial website is designed to be a permanent tribute paying tribute to the life and memory of Kester Branch. It allows family and friends a place to re-visit, interact with each other, share and enhance this tribute for future generations. We are both pleased and proud to provide the Book of Memories to the families of our community.

Thank you.

Select Candle

Obituary for Kester Branch

Kester F. Branch, 90, of Asheville passed away peacefully Sunday, September 9, 2018 at The Laurels of Summit Ridge.
Mr. Branch was born August 22, 1928 in Yancey County to the late Kelse and Colleen Branch.
He was a member of Buckeye Baptist Church where he served many years as a Deacon.
Kester is survived by his wife, Etheline Branch; daughter, Mona Allen (Joe) of Haw Creek; sons, Hal Branch (Penny) of Canton and Tim Branch (Nancy) of Black Mountain; grandchildren, Jimi (Renee), Clint (Joy), Jake (Stacy), Briana, Brian (Cari), Katy (Jeremy), and Courtney; great-grandchildren, Amelia, Josiah, Carleigh, Rachel, Ramsey, Adaley, Hudson, Colton, Skylar, Leigha, and Eli.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at 11:00am in Buckeye Baptist Church. Burial will be in Ashelawn Gardens of Memory.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.
Flowers are accepted and appreciated. Those desiring to make a memorial contribution are encouraged to consider: The Laurels of Summit Ridge, 100 Riceville Rd., Asheville, NC 28805.
Arrangements are in the care of Harwood Home for Funerals.

To send flowers to the family of Kester Branch, please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.

Order Flowers
Recently Shared Condolences
Recently Shared Stories