James Edward Braden, Sr.March 23, 1948 ~ August 22, 2017 (age 69)
James Edward Braden, Sr., passed away August 23, 2017 at his home in Canon City, CO. He was born March 23, 1948 to Robert and Lois (Jordan) Braden in Pueblo, CO. After graduating high school, James served his country as a Marine during the Vietnam War. Once he retired from the trucking industry he decided to make Canon City his home. Besides hunting and fishing, James enjoyed entertaining friends that came to visit by taking them on the Royal Gorge Route Railroad and showing them the Royal Gorge Region. He is survived by his children, William (Becky) Braden, James Braden, Jr., Lois (Mike) Jaso; siblings, Bill (June) Braden, Pansey Gilley, Richard (Monica) Braden; 11 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his parents; sons, Martin and Carl Braden; siblings, Rosetta, Glen Ray, Lorraine, Nancy and Robert. Funeral Services will be held 10:00 AM, Tuesday, August 29, 2017, with a Visitation one hour prior to service at Harwood Chapel, 516 N. 10th Street, Canon City, CO. Arrangements entrusted to Harwood Funeral Home. Online Condolences at Harwoodfunerals.com.