Roland Thomas “Tom” Brancheau, of Sherwood passed away Saturday, January 11, 2020. He was born August 31, 1937 in Newport, Michigan to LaVerne and Mildred Brancheau and was a 1955 graduate of Belleville, Arkansas High school.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Carolyn Brancheau; son, Patrick Brancheau; daughter, Rebecca Brancheau; and his brother, George Brancheau. He is survived by his wife, Faith Marie Thorp Brancheau; son, Thomas Brancheau of Jacksonville; daughter, Debra Jose and husband Robert of Cabot and son, Paul Brancheau of Jacksonville; grandchildren, Trevor and Raquel Brancheau and Luke and Madelyn Jose; brother, Charles J. Brancheau.
Tom was a Vietnam War Veteran and served 20 years in the United States Air Force, retiring as a Master Sergeant. He was an Aircraft Mechanic/Supervisor and retired from Dassault Falcon Jet in 2002 after twenty-three years.
Visitation will be 5:00 to 7:00 PM, Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at Smith North Little Rock Funeral Home, 1921 Main Street, NLR. Rosary will follow at 7:00 PM. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 AM, Thursday, January 16, 2020 at Immaculate Conception Church, 7000 JFK Blvd, North Little Rock. Interment with Military honors will be conducted at 10:00 AM Tuesday, January 21st at Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery, 1501 West. Maryland Ave in North Little Rock, Arkansas.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association or an animal shelter of your choice.
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