2010-07-29 / Obituaries

Brandon DeMario Hulin

Funeral services for Brandon DeMario Hulin, 24, were held Saturday, July 24, 2010, at the Mt. Carmel Baptist Church, Washington, with Rev. Charles Belton, Pastor, and Pastor Larry Norman officiating. Interment was in Resthaven Cemetery, Washington. He died Thursday, July 15, in Norman, Oklahoma.

Mr. Hulin was the son of Donald Hulin and Barbie Fanning. He attended Washington-Wilkes schools through high school and graduated in 2004 from Winder-Barrow High School in Winder. He was the first African-American to play on the Winder-Barrow Tennis Team where he led them to their first state championship. He also participated in football, T-ball, Cub Scouts, and Boy Scouts and was a member of the Mt. Carmel Baptist Church. He joined the United States Air Force where he served for 2 1/2 years and developed a passion for flying. After returning to civilian life, he attended Oklahoma State University where he wanted to obtain his pilot’s license.

Survivors include his mother, Barbie Fanning; his father, Donald Hulin; two brothers, Donald Hulin Jr. and Byron Hulin; two stepbrothers, Robert Hall Byrd and Raymon Barnes; a step-sister, Tonisha Hall-Byrd; and a step-grandmother, Jeanette Sturgis of Washington.

McLendon-Memorial Funeral Home of Washington was in charge of arrangements.

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