Breckenridge Texan

Dwain Brannan

Dwain Brannan
April 07
10:18 2024

Dwain Brannan, age 76, of Breckenridge, passed away Wednesday, April 3, 2024. A memorial reception will be held  from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 18, at the Breckenridge Fine Arts Center. Arrangements have been entrusted to Morehart Mortuary.

Kenneth Dwain Brannan was born March 18, 1948, in Breckenridge, Texas, to Elvis Kenneth Brannan and Audine “Billie” Jones Brannan. He attended Breckenridge High School until his junior year when his family moved to Las Vegas, Nevada, and he finished high school there. He later attended McMurry University back in Texas. After graduation, Dwain was drafted into the United States Army and served in the Vietnam War until his honorable discharge. On August 14, 1978, he married Martha Williams in Abilene and they enjoyed almost 46 years of marriage. Dwain worked in the oilfield and then in the construction industry for many years until his retirement. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and was also an active member of the Roughneck Bible Class and the VFW. Dwain adored his children and grandchildren and was lovingly known as Pops to many.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and his brother, Johnny Jones Brannan.

Dwain is survived by his wife, Martha Brannan of Breckenridge; his children, Robert Dax Brannan and wife Aly Garcia of Austin, Devan Jones Brannan of Breckenridge, Rachel Brannan Evetts and husband Jason of Kingsbury, and Johnny Ray McCowan and wife Cindy of College Station; two grandchildren, Titus Dax Brannan and Zara Brynn Brannan; and a host of other relatives.

Memorials may be made to the Roughneck Bible Class and may be left at Morehart Mortuary. Condolences may be made online at


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