He was born in Toccoa to Roy Helmut Wales, who preceded him in death, and Sherry Holland Wales of the home.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by: his sister, Amber Browning of Franklin, N.C.; his maternal grandfather, Ronnie Holland; his paternal grandparents, Helmut and Elizabeth Wales; his uncle and aunt, Darrin and Kathy Holland; and best friend, Ken Sanders, who was like a father to Brandon.
Brandon was a student at Rabun County High School and enjoyed doing just about everything that took place outdoors. He loved dirt bike racing, working on cars and dirt track racing, fishing and hunting. He was a loving son and brother and thought that he was a stand-up comedian.
Funeral services were held Wednesday at the Beck Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Don Moffitt officiating. Burial followed at Hodgins Cemetery.
Beck Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. An online guestbook is available at www.beckfuneralhome.com.
The Clayton Tribune, Oct. 13, 2011