Elmer Wendell “Pete” Braden, age 75, passed away Monday November 21, 2016 at the Christ Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio.
He was born in the Bethel Community of Pine Knot, Kentucky, on November 15, 1941, to W. L. Braden and Susie Marie (Kidd) Braden. He is preceded in death by his father, an infant son, Ricky Allen Braden, two sisters, Cathyrn Hamilton and Brenda Braden and three brothers: Jimmy Craig Braden, Danny Braden and Timothy Braden.
Surviving family include his mother Marie Braden of Pine Knot, his wife Allene (Centers) Braden of Cincinnati, his son, Michael Braden (and wife Rachel) of Burlington, Kentucky, and grandson Tristan Braden, three brothers: Junior (and Peggy) Braden of Georgetown, Kentucky, Ronald (and Teresa) Braden of Winfield, Tennessee, and Johnny Braden of Pine Knot, and six sisters: Barbara (and Doug) Smith of Pine Knot, Jean (and Robert) Norman of Oneida, Tennessee, Linda (and Larry) King of Smithfield, Missouri, Shirley (and Jerry) Waters of Somerset, Marilyn (and Ed) Houston of Amelia, Ohio, and Joy Braden (and Clayton Hollingsworth) of Bethel Park, Pennsylvania, a brother-in-law, Michael Hamilton and a very special friend, Mary "Mo" Morris.
Pete had worked out of Cincinnati as a vehicle transporter for car dealerships around the country. He loved his work and enjoyed motorcycling and Nascar and liked to cook for his friends. He has lots of nieces, nephews, and other family and friends that will mourn his passing.
Celebration of Life services will be on Saturday, November 26, 2016, at 3:00 p.m. in the chapel of the Pine Knot Funeral Home. The family will receive friends on Saturday from 1:00pm until time for services. Contributions are suggested to the American Cancer Society.
Pine Knot Funeral Home is assisting the family of Elmer Wendell “Pete” Braden with his celebration of life service.