Charles Bradley Passman

Published 12:00 am Saturday, March 9, 2013

Nov. 21, 1961 – March 7, 2013

NATCHEZ — Memorial services for Charles Bradley Passman, 51, of Lafayette, La., who died in his sleep early in the morning Thursday, March 7, 2013, in Lafayette, will be at 4 p.m. Sunday at First Presbyterian Church in Natchez.

Visitation will be from 3 p.m. until service time Sunday at the church.

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Arrangements are under the direction of Riser Funeral Home in Columbia, La.

Mr. Passman was born Nov. 21, 1961, in Shreveport, La., the son of Dr. John Carl Passman Jr. and Mary Frances Girlinghouse Passman. He was welcomed as the baby brother to siblings, Carlane, Paul Gavin and Carl Fredrick.

Brad moved in 1964 with his family to Natchez, the town he loved and called home. He graduated from South Natchez High School in 1979. He attended the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg and the University of Louisiana at Monroe. At the time of his death, he was employed by Tubular Solutions Inc., as a technical services supervisor.

He was blessed with a number of friends and loved ones and was a great adventurer, great storyteller, great entertainer and loved life to its fullest.

Brad became a father in 2001 to Colby Joseph who was the pride of his life and the apple of his eye. He enjoyed a number of activities with Colby including biking, camping and music.

He participated in creating the beautiful area on his mother’s property which became her “green” cemetery, the Girlinghouse Memorial Park in Harrisonburg, La., where he will be laid to rest at 10 a.m. Sunday.

Survivors include one son; his parents; his brothers and sister; his stepmother, Marcia; two nephews, Eliot and Alton Passman; and two nieces, Samantha and Sydney Passman.

Pallbearers will be Colby Passman, Kevin Carlock, Lawrence O’Ferrall, Toby Benshaw, Stan Renick, Harry Byrne and Alan Chester.