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Obituary for Freddie Edward Brackenridge

Freddie Edward Brackenridge, age 85, of 506 Market Ave, Iron Gate, Virginia went to his heavenly home Saturday, July 16, 2022 at LewisGale Hospital-Alleghany, Low Moor.

He was born September 1, 1936 in Alleghany County to the late Lonnie Lee Brackenridge and Maude Oka Nicely Brackenridge. Freddie served in the United States Airforce and retired from Westvaco.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Mae Brackenridge Hall, Edith Brackenridge Brown; and two brothers, William L. Brackenridge and his wife Ella Mae, Bobbie R. Brackenridge.

He is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Mary Lea Metz Brackenridge; four children and their spouses, Lelia Brackenridge Tabor and husband Tim, Mark Brackenridge and wife Lynn, Steve Brackenridge and wife Val, Andi Tolley and husband Rocky; a brother, Monte Brackenridge and wife Jane; seven grandchildren, Nick Brackenridge, Maggie Kern and husband John, Brooke Brackenridge, Bradley Brackenridge, Trey Brackenridge, Dawson Tolley, Jenna Tolley; two great grandchildren, Lillie and Levi Kern; a sister-in-law, Maria Jane Breckenridge; his special three legged companion Jada; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In keeping with his wishes, his body has been cremated. A memorial service will be held Wednesday, July 20, 2022 at 11:00 AM in the chapel of Nicely Funeral Home, Clifton, with Reverend Lester Kennedy officiating. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 10:00 AM until the service.