Braden Bartholomew Trust Fund

Family and Friends: This is Brandon Bartholomew, and his precious son Braden. Brandon was called Home on March 7, 2015. He was my best friend, my teammate, and he became apart of my family. There are no words that can express the deep pain that his family, friends, and anyone who ever knew Brandon are enduring at this diffucult time. His smile and his laugh were contagious. He was 5'6 but lived like he was 6'5, and he had a heart the size of this world. He was one hell of an athlete, and he knew almost any and everything about hunting and fishing. Brandon would never back down from anything, if you challenged him, he was going to win, and would not quit until he did. He loved to have fun, and he brought joy to every single person he ever encountered. I could sit here and go on and on about the memories I shared and will never forget with him, and I'm sure you have your own special memories where Brandon will stay in your heart forever. 

We laid my brother to rest March 10, 2015, and said good-bye in our own respects. Which led me to find a way to help his family out with Braden. Brandon was so proud of his boy Braden, and rightfully so, as Braden is a spitting image of him.

So that is why I am starting this fund. I set the goal at $10K, but I hope and believe we can exceed that number. Any donation helps, as I intend to give every last penny to Mr. Steve and Mrs. Ellen (Brandon's parents) to help them with Braden's future tuition's so that he can fulfill his dreams and make Brandon a proud poppa!


Thank you so much,

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    • $60 
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    • $100 
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Jared Juneau 
Metairie, LA
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