Gary H. Braithwaite

Gary H. Braithwaite


Gary H. “B.C.” Braithwaite, 72, of Paw Paw, died Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at his home.

He was born June 26, 1946 in Winchester, Va., he was the son of the late Howard and Helen Shaw Braithwaite.

He was a carpenter and truck driver and previously worked for the Red Cross.

He was a United States Army veteran, a member of the Paw Paw Fire & Rescue for over 20 years, a member of the VFW Post #128 in Paw Paw, a past member of the Paw Paw town council.

He liked woodworking, building and tinkering with things.

Surviving are his wife of 34 years who he married February 9, 1985 Karen Wilson Braithwaite; one son, Gary “Chad” Braithwaite, Paw Paw; two daughters, Angela Kochel, Winchester, Va. and April Garris, Paw Paw and nine grandchildren.

A celebration of his life will be held Sunday, June 2, 2 p.m. at the Paw Paw Fire and Rescue, 44 Moser Avenue.

Memorial contributions can be made to the charity of your choice.