Bennett Braddy

Bennett Braddy

Bennett Braddy, III, 58 of 106 Creek Road, Elizabeth City, NC died Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at the Albemarle Hospital.  A native of Pasquotank County, he was the son of the late Bennett Braddy, Jr., and Ruth Sawyer Braddy and the husband of Peggy McPherson Braddy of the residence.  He was a crew chief for Airship Management and a member of Faith Assembly of God.

Besides his wife he is survived by a daughter, Bonnie Braddy Pack and husband Tony of Hawley, TX; a son, Christopher Bennett Braddy and wife Ichiko of Elizabeth City, NC; a sister, Donna B. Ingram and husband Grover of Shiloh, NC; two brothers, Darrell Braddy and wife Theresa of Camden, NC and Ricky Braddy and wife Vicky of Elizabeth City, NC; and four grandchildren, Hina Braddy, Tyler Braddy, Whitney Pack and Tucker Pack.  The Braddy family offers special thanks to the church family and neighbors.

A memorial service will be Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 4:00 p.m. at Faith Assembly of God, 1551 Ocean Highway, Hertford, NC with the Rev. Philip Harden officiating.  In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Faith Assembly of God Building Fund.  The family will receive friends at the residence and immediately following the service in the church social hall.  Twiford Funeral Homes, Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is assisting the Braddy family.  You may express condolences to the family by visiting

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  1. Sheila Douglas

    Peggy, I know nothing anyone can say will change the hurt but you are in our thoughts and prayers. We love you dearly and will miss Bennett tremendously. If you need me for anything just let me know.

  2. georgie freeman

    peggy,iam so sorry for your lost.i no bennett,was a good man.will always remember when he worked at the cotton mill.i guess we all prayers are with you.

  3. Joe, Brandi & kids

    Mr. Bennett you were a very AWESOME and Special MAN of God! I never saw you with out a smile on you face! We love you and Mrs. Peggy! Our thoughts and Prayers are with your family. .

  4. Catheriine Tedrick

    Peggy, Bonnie, Chris and Famiy

    So sorry to hear about your loss…I was shocked to hear of the news..I will miss him, he always made me laugh! A one of a kind man! You guys are in my prayers.

    Cathy Tedrick & W.T. Stallings

  5. Bonnie Dail Lane

    I grew up with Bennett, and have many fond memories of that time. Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you as a family.

  6. Venesa Raynor

    Peggy and family I am so sorry about the loss of Bennett. I loved him very much and I love you all too. If you need anything please let me know.

  7. Timothy ( Chop ) & Nancy Sawyer

    Peggy, Chris & Bonnie,
    Our prayers and thoughts go out to you and your whole family. Bennett will be greatly missed. He was like apart of our family also. Timmy was just talking to him Sunday morning. It was a great shock to us when we heard. If there is anythimg we can do please feel free to ask.
    Love you all,
    Chop and Nancy

  8. Debby boseman trueblood

    Mrs peggy and family
    My thoughts and prayers are with you all..i didnt get to see yall very much but i still loved all of y’all and i can remeber the last time i seen cousin bennett and he hugged me and said love you family..heaven has a great man….

  9. Velma Gray

    Dear Peggy, Bonnie and Chris,
    My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. Bennett was a special cousin and he will be missed by friends and family alike. May God grant you peace and provide you with many happy memories to help ease your pain. Love you all. Vel

  10. Jenneal Harrell

    Love & prayers to you, Peggy & the whole family. So glad I had the chance to see & talk with Bennett at the Family Reunion recently. He will be missed. Love, Coolie & Jenneal & Collie & Delores

  11. Gail Rhodes Presson

    Peggy, Bonnie, Chris and family,
    Sorry about Bennett. I have lots of memories through the years. Love and prayers for all of you. May the memories and peace from God help comfort you at this time.


  12. Warren and Sharon Russell

    Peggy, so sorry to hear of your lose. I had to look up several different sources to believe it was true. It was just so sudden. I know words can’t lessen your pain during this time, but prayers and God’s comfort can bring you peace. Please know that you will be in my prayers and thoughts. May God bless you and keep you. In Christian Love, Sharon and Warren,

  13. Bonnie Daoust York

    Peggy, and family, So sorry to hear about Bennett. He will truely be missed. I pray you find comfort knowing he is in a much better place. You are in my thoughts, and prayers.

  14. wayne & ladonna jones

    I was shocked when Judy called and told me the bad news. I have always thought about when all of us growing up. All good memories! If there is anything we can do, just let me know. Love and prayers

  15. mary white-holiday inn express

    Peggy sorry to hear of your loss.My prays are with you and your family.

  16. doris wise

    Peggy sorry for your loss I will miss my talks with Bennett and his smile lots of childhood memories

  17. Eva, Glenn, Chris

    I am so sorry for the loss of such a great man. My thoughts and prayers are with the families.

  18. Peggy Raby Humphries

    Peggy so sorry for your loss.You an your family are in my prayers. God bless you and keep you near.

  19. Linda Speight

    I am so sorry about Bennett. He was an awesome man and for those whom met him, will never forget him. Thinking and praying for everyone.

  20. Rainier Bojo

    I was fortunate to know Bennett and work with him; his old-school work ethic stood out the most. May he rest in peace knowing that he blessed many of us with his friendship.

  21. Darryl Morse

    Peggy and family , sorry to hear about the passing on of Bennett. He was a a great man. You and the family are in my trhoughts and prayers.

  22. Melodie Cartwright

    The girls at PNC Bank would like to offer condolences to Peggy and her family. You are all in our prayers.

  23. Loretta Dail

    Mrs. Peggy my heart is heavy for you and your family. Mr.Bennett was such a pleasure to be around! John and I are here for you anything you need please let us know. love you beautiful

  24. Bobby Nolde

    To the Braddy Family,
    My thoughts and prayers to you all. Bennett was a Great Person to work with. I learned a lot about Airships. Bennett will be missed,

  25. Carol Kaufman

    Peggy and family, I am so sorry for your loss! Bennett was the first person that greeted me on the day I started to go to Faith Assembly and he always made me feel welcome. He will truly be missed.

  26. Gerri Sisler

    Ms.Peggy & Family, Mr Bennett will be missed alot. He was a good person to have ever meet. My prayers are with the family. If you need anything just let me know.

  27. Roger and Laura (Jones) Alvarico

    We are so sorry to hear of Bennett’s passing. He truly was a very special person and will be missed immensely. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

    Roger and Laura Alvarico
    Susan and Glen Jones

  28. Troy and Chrystal Brickhouse and family

    Our thoughts and prayers are with y’all. Mr.Bennett will be missed.

  29. Andy and Linda Guffy

    Peggy so sorry for your loss.We are praying for you and your family. Bennett was a great person. He will be missed deeply but never forgotten .

  30. Eric McDaniels

    Sorry for your loss . My family and I have known the Braddy crowd for quite a while . Your family will be in our thoughts and prayers .

  31. Mike Hance

    Bennett, you will be missed.
    A great Airship Crew Chief .
    I’ll always remember the good times we had on the Blimp Tour.
    “The early breakfasts at Waffle House…”

  32. Milton Council

    My Thoughts & Prayers Go Out To The Braddy Family. Bennett Will Always Hold A Special Place In My Heart.

  33. Dorrita White & Family

    I’m so sorry for your loss. Your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Bennett was a good cousin we had alot of fun growing up. Our families were very close, we spent alot of time together. Know that he will always be with you in yours thoughts and in your heart. Sending much love to the family, Dorrita

  34. Johnny and Tammy Sawyer


    We are praying for you and the family. Bennett was such a great man and I’m so thankful that he had a personal relationship with the Lord. We will see him again. God Bless!

  35. Tracey & Lonnie Plum

    I am so sorry for your loss. I just stopped and talked with Bennett a few weeks ago at Wal-Mart. He was looking forward to his Christmas Cruise. Smiling as usual! Your entire family is in our thoughts and prayers

  36. Winston Horton

    Sorry to hear of Bennett’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you Peggy and the entire family

  37. Mellany Pachol

    Peggy, Chris and Bonnie,
    So sorry to hear of Bennett’s passing. He was a great cousin, always the same no matter where you meet him. He was always fun to be around. Have you and all the family in my thoughts and prayers.

  38. Chris Payne

    Bennett has been a brother-in-law no “brother” for me for 30 plus years. He and Peggy were by Cathy’s and my side when we lost our daughter for that I will alway be in debt. I know he’s in a better place pain free now. Rest in peace my brother until we see each other again. Peggy, Bonnie and Chris my thoughts and prayer are with you over the days, and months ahead.

  39. Jerry White & family

    Bennett will be missed by so many.I have so many great memories of him as we all grew up.Will miss you cous.

  40. Ronnie, Heather, and Hope

    Peggy, Chris, and Bonnie
    We are sorry for your loss. He was a loving husband and father. He will be miss very dearly. Yall are in our thoughts and prayers. If yall need anything please let us know.

  41. Dave Shore

    My deepest sympathy and prayers to Bennetts friends and family. Bennet was one of the first friends I made when I moved to the area and I am a better person for his friendship.
    Always upbeat and positive, Bennett could get one to smile even on the roughest of days.
    I’m saddened at his passing but take comfort and smile at his life and memories of him.
    He will live on in our hearts.

  42. Conrad

    Bennett, you bring back memories of those old Airship days…
    Late nights working and you’re on watch.
    Always there to offer help in any way.
    A good and genuine man.
    You will be missed.

  43. Rhonda & Jesse Wood

    Peggy & Family,
    Was so very sorry to hear of your loss of Bennett. Thoughts & Prayers are with you all now & in the days ahead.

    With Sympathy,
    Rhonda Wood

  44. Tapp and Charlie Robinson

    We were saddened to hear of Bennett’s death. We were out of town and were sorry to miss his service.
    Comfy hugs to you.
    Tapp and Charlie

  45. Mary Ann Aydlett

    Ricky and family, I am so sorry for your loss. May God comfort you at this difficult time.

  46. Joe and Audra Benton

    I am so sorry to hear about your loss. God gained a very special angel! Our prayers are with you!
    Joe, Audra, Gavin, Caitlyn, and Blake Benton

  47. Kim Brower Rhodes

    Heard of Bennett’s passing from my cousin, Debbie Barefoot. We all grew up together on Mill Street. So sorry for your loss.

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