Richard Braxton died of natural causes at 7:42 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, at his home.
He was born on June 25, 1945, in Christian County to the late Thomas Braxton, Sr. and the late Magdulene Morrison Braxton.
Richard was a member of Rocky Ridge Baptist Church. He was employed by John W. McAtee Farm.
He is survived by his wife Norma J. Bridges Braxton of Gracey; step-mother, Nora Braxton of Hopkinsville; six brothers, Thomas Braxton, Jr. of Hopkinsville, George Mack (and wife Margie) of Cadiz, Allen Russell (and wife Vina) of Hopkinsville, Rev. Larry Russell (and wife Linda) of Hopkinsville, Raymond Russell of Hopkinsville and Thomas D. Braxton of Hopkinsville; one sister, Teresa Russell of Cadiz; one step-sister, Doris Brown of Hopkinsville.