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BRAMLETT, James James 'Jim' Bramlett, longtime resident and businessman passed away July 26, 2015. Born September 12, 1935 in Parkin, Arkansas. Mr. Bramlett was raised by his sister in Wewoka, Oklahoma and attended school there. He served honorably in the U.S. Navy during and immediately after the Korean War aboard minesweepers in Korea, China, Japan, and the South China Sea. Upon his discharge from the Navy, he settled in Lancaster in1955 working for General Telephone Co. and attending AV Junior College. Jim worked for Farmer Brothers Coffee Co. for several years and then joined Coca Cola Bottling Co., as the Antelope Valley Branch manager for 16 years. Jim owned and operated Edwards Overhead Doors Co. for many years. During his tenure at Coca Cola and Edwards Overhead Garage Doors, he also worked part time selling real estate. After selling Edwards Overhead Garage Doors business, he went into selling Real Estate full time, earning his Real Estate Brokers license in 1987. Jim purchased Hilgenfeldt Realty in 1987, which he ran until his death. Jim is survived by his six children, Jim (Pam), John (Debbie), Joe (Lori) all of Yucca Valley, California, Randy, Ron (Terri), and Sherry (Jeff) Kelley all of Lancaster, California. Jim had 14 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren. A Celebration of Life Service will be held Saturday, August 8, 2015 from 1 pm to 3 pm at the Palmdale VFW Post 3552 at 39463 10th Street East Palmdale, CA 93550.

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