Edward Joseph Brazil, 69, of Franklin, Tenn., Feb. 22, 2011. Member of Brentwood Baptist Church; received BBA from Wichita State University; MHA from University of Osteopathic Medicine, Des Moines, Iowa; spent his career in long-term-care administration. Served as a Navy corpsman for the USMC, Camp Pendelton, Calif.
Born in Eureka, Kans., and lived in Roswell. Preceded in death by parents Joseph Brazil and Jane Hulse; infant son E.J. Brazil; brothers, David Hulse and Sam Wolf; sister Marty Webb.
Survived by wife of 44 years Jane Brazil, of Franklin; son, Joe (Natasha) Brazil, of Brentwood, Tenn.; daughter Kim Brazil (Steve) Tanner. of Franklin; sisters, Mary McGee, of Roswell, Hannah Miller, of Spring, Texas, Pat Komes, of Houston, Jani Oâ€™Connell of Spring, Delores Braden, of Overland Park, Kan., Carol Stutz, of Hartford, Kan., and Jay Samuelson, of Petaluma, Calif.; grandchildren, Matt and Celia Brazil and Hailey Tanner.
Funeral services will be conducted 1 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 26, 2011, at Williamson Memorial Funeral Home, Eric Boston officiating. Interment, Williamson Memorial Gardens. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. Memorials may be made to the Nashville Rescue Mission, 639 Lafayette St., Nashville, TN 37203. Visitation will be two hours prior to the service at Williamson Memorial Funeral Home, 615-794- 2289, williamsonmemorial. com.