Robert Michael Branin passed on Feb. 22, 2019, surrounded by family and love.

He is survived by his common law wife Cathy; mother Lillian Dye; stepfather Tom Dye; son Michael K. Branin; daughter Veronica Smit; stepson Wes Jordan; and eight siblings.

He had a huge heart and filled it with many people. He will be deeply missed.

A memorial is planned April 20 at Lakeside Villagefrom 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Turner Road in Salem. Service begins at 10:30 a.m. with a reception following.