Keith Glenn Bratcher, age 53, of Leitchfield, passed away Saturday, March 17, 2012, at the Jewish Hospital in Louisville.
He was born on August 18, 1958, in Leitchfield, the son of Glenn and Laverne Willis Bratcher.
He was an active member in the community, owner of Bratcher Construction for over 25 years, former co-owner of Agency 1 and real estate broker of over 25 years. Keith was a member of the Lincoln Trail Home Builders, past chairman of the Lincoln Trail Registered Builders, former member of the Grayson County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, a Kentucky Colonel, Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center Public District Board, former member of Governor’s Board On Small Business Advocacy, Elder at First Cumberland Presbyterian Church, and attended the First Baptist of Leitchfield. Keith was an avid outdoorsman, a loving husband, father, son, friend and a wonderful man.
He is survived by his wife, Patty Grant Bratcher, his son, Ryan Bratcher, of Leitchfield, his parents, Glenn and Laverne Bratcher, of Leitchfield, his brother, Kevin Bratcher, of Leitchfield, five nieces and nephews and a large extended family and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Estil and Hazel Bratcher and Cliff and Lilly Willis all of Clarkson.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. on Thursday, March 22, 2012, at the First Baptist Church Life Center in Leitchfield. Bro. Dave Martin will be officiating. Burial will be in the Leitchfield Memory Gardens.
Friends may call at the Dermitt Funeral Home in Leitchfield from 3-9 p.m. on Tuesday, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, and at the First Baptist Church Life Center from 10 a.m. Thursday until time of services.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Sarah Cannon Cancer Research Institute, 250 25th Ave. North, Suite 100, Nashville, TN 37203, or American Cancer Society, TLRMC Relay for Life Team % Rose Mary Goins, 910 Wallace Ave., Leitchfield, KY 42754 or Zeta Chi Sorority % Brenda Whitmore, 411 Hendricks St., Leitchfield KY 42754.