Robert Ralph Brauer, Jr.
May 3, 1963  -  September 12, 2018

Robert Ralph Brauer, Jr.

Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home
508 Faust Avenue
Ozark, AL  36360
Sunday, September 16, 2018
1:00 until 3:00 PM
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Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home Chapel
508 Faust Avenue
Ozark, AL  36360
Sunday, September 16, 2018
3:00 P.M.
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Woodlawn Memory Gardens
US Highway 231
Ozark, AL  36360
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Brauer Scholarship Fund, c/o Prince of Peace Lutheran Church
2454 Andrews Avenue
Ozark, AL  36360

OZARK…. Robert Ralph Brauer, Jr., a resident of Ozark, died Wednesday afternoon, September 12, 2018, at Flowers Hospital, Dothan. He was 55.

Funeral services will be held at 3:00 P.M. Sunday, September 16, 2018, in the Earl Bankston Memorial Chapel with Pastor Chad Ingle, of Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, officiating. Interment will follow in Woodlawn Memory Gardens. Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Ozark is in charge of arrangements. The family will receive friends from 2:00 until 3:00 P.M. Sunday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Brauer Scholarship Fund, c/o Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 2454 Andrews Avenue, Ozark, AL 36360.

Mr. Brauer was born May 3, 1963 in Ozark, Alabama and was a 1981 Graduate of Carroll High School. He attended the University of Alabama and was a graduate of Troy University where he received a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing. Mr. Brauer was self-employed and until recently maintained his business. He enjoyed being with his lifelong friends and was an avid University of Alabama Football fan. He was preceded in death by his father, Robert Ralph Brauer, Sr.

Surviving relatives include his wife, Kristi Hutto Brauer; his daughter, Claire Brauer; his son, Coleman Brauer; mother, Barbara Mobley Brauer, all of Ozark; two sisters, Jeanie Flowers (McDavid, Sr.) and Christina Oresti, all of Dothan; brother, Mike Brauer (Lottie), Ozark; nieces and nephews, McDavid Flowers, Jr. (Caroline), Jeanie Flowers Mann (Caleb), Christina Flowers Holloway (Lanford), Charles Flowers, Martin Flowers, Tazewell Flowers, Hubbert Brauer Couch, Isabella Christina Oresti, and Elizabeth Tuttle (Matt); great nieces and great-nephews, Margaret Camille Flowers, Mary Ellen Mann, Elizabeth Grace Mann and Mary Mac Tuttle; mother-in-law, Sara York Brogden (Earl), Ozark; brother-in-law, Alan Hutto, Dothan.

Serving as active pallbearers will be Doug Beverly, Johnny Oliver, Jeff Chancey, Chris Barranco, Rick Barranco, and Mike Walker.


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  1. Jeff Turvin & Starla Holley
    Dothan, AL

    Jeff and I are so sorry for your loss. Many prayers and thoughts are being sent to each and every one of you. May God bless you all.

  2. Melina Adcock
    Charlotte, NC

    We are so sorry to learn of Robert’s passing. Our thoughts are with the Brauer family.

  3. Celeste Barkett Killpack
    Rio Rancho, NM

    "Be strong and of good courage; be not afraid, neither be dismayed: for the Lord thy God is with thee withersoever thou goest." Joshua 1:9

  4. Lisa Greiner Dodson
    Hubbard Lake, MI

    Taken way to young! Remember all those Friday night bowling trips to Ft Rucker. Great memories. Sending prayers for the loved ones left behind. Remember Robert may be gone , but your memories of him will be forever! Praying for the family.

  5. David Kemp
    Pensacola, FL

    I am so sorry to hear about Robert. Prayers for the family.

  6. David & Linda Miller
    Ozark, AL

    We are so sorry... our sympathy , thoughts and prayers are with you all .. Robert was a wonderful person and sweet friend ..

  7. Eric Czarnecki
    Marco Island, FL

  8. Sharon Payne Blondheim
    Pass Christian, MS

    He was a very kind man. Praying for Kristy and your family!

  9. Donny Davenport
    Orlando, FL

    I am very sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you all.

  10. Rob Archer
    Decatur, AL

    Robert, we will miss you dearly. Thanks for being a friend early in life! May we all see you in Heaven some day!

  11. Scot Coleman
    Lubbock, TX

    Robert is top notch A # 1. Always with a smile and a great person. Dearly missed! Thanks for all you did.

  12. Melony Snell
    Aritom, AL

    So sorry Kristi thinking of you and the children Robert will be missed

  13. Felicia McDaniel
    Midland City, AL

    So sorry for your loss! Love you and praying for you.

  14. Chris Davis
    Montgomery, AL

    Kristi, Mike and all the family, you are all in my thoughts and prayers.
    I will never forget the times we tailgated together at UA.

  15. John Farish
    Dothan, AL

    Sure was saddened to hear about Robert passing! My condolences to the Brauer family! R.I.P. Robert!

  16. Frank Avrett
    Atlanta, GA

    Prayers for God‘s love and peace be with the Brauer Family.

  17. Stephanie Jones
    Ozark, AL

    I love you dearly, Kristi! You are in my prayers always! 💛

  18. Amy D Wicker
    Ozark, AL

  19. Johnny Oliver
    Ozark, AL

    Robert you will be missed everyday my friend.

  20. Terry Bludsworth
    Ozark, AL

    So sorry for your loss

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