Friday, Apr 26, 2019
August 18, 1976 - April 20, 2019
FOWLER - Brandon J. Husband, 42, passed away April 20th, 2019 as a result of a motorcycle accident.
Brandon was born August 18, 1976 to John F. and Betty (Vaughan) Husband. He grew up in southwest Kansas, living in Meade, Montezuma, and Fowler, and graduated from Fowler High School in 1995. In 1998, he joined the Army, completing basic training in Ft. Knox, Kentucky. He completed his advanced training in light-wheeled vehicle mechanics at Ft. Jackson, South Carolina, and earned his airborne wings at Ft. Benning, Georgia. After airborne training, he was assigned as a paratrooper in the 82ndAirborne Division, stationed in Ft. Bragg, North Carolina.
Brandon served one tour in Kosovo, from August, 1999, until March of 2000. He was then assigned to the 1stBattalion, 3rdSpecial Forces Group, where he served two tours in Kabul, Afghanistan; the first tour was from April 28, 2002 until October 5, 2002; the second from March 30, 2003 until July 27, 2003. He also served a tour in Kandahar, Afghanistan, from January 16, 2004 until August 1, 2004, and a training mission to the Jordan/Iraqi border, to train Iraqi soldiers from August, 2004 until October, 2004, before returning to civilian life in 2005.
Brandon received several awards in recognition of his service: the Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Expert Marksmanship Qualification, and the Army Superior Unit Award.
Brandon enjoyed riding his bike and spending time with friends and family. According to his friends, he liked his music and he liked it loud! Despite his gruff exterior, he had a huge heart.
Brandon returned to Fowler in 2015 and married Lynn (Krisle) in December, 2016. She also lost her life in the accident.
He was preceded in death by his father, John F. Husband in September of 1999.
He is survived by one daughter, Carrie Husband of Tonganoxie, KS, three step-children, Kadyn Weber of Woodward, Oklahoma, Kenyan Weber, & Kambrey Weber of Fowler, his mother, Betty Husband of Montezuma, and sister, Jan Husband-Granados of Fowler, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, April 26, 2019, at the Fowler High School Gymnasium. Friends may call from 9:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. with the family present from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Thursday, at Fidler-Orme-Bachman Mortuary, Meade, Kansas. Interment will follow in the Fowler Cemetery, Fowler.
Memorials to the children of Lynn and Brandon can be made in care of the funeral home. The family request that those in attendance of the service come as Lynn and Brandon would.