Stephen Eugene Bratton, 71, of Miami passed away at Integris Miami Hospital on Wednesday, December 28, 2016. He was born on January 20, 1945 in Indianapolis, Indiana to Eugene Bratton and Jeanette (Blank) Seifker. He served two tours in Vietnam with the United States Marine Corp. He married his wife of 36 years Cindy Kirk on December 26, 1980. Mr. Bratton worked as a truck driver for different local trucking companies. Stephen was an avid OU and Oklahoma City Thunder Fan, he likes to tinker around the house building motorcycles and boats but more than anything he was Papa and loved his grandkids. Stephen was preceded in passing by his Parents, Eugene and Jeanette and a son Stephen Lee Bratton.

Survivors include his wife Cindy Bratton of the home, his son Kris Bratton and his wife Christina of Miami, three grandchildren Kendal Bratton, Jaylee Bratton and Leeanne Bratton along with his brother and sister Pam Hudson of Bradenton, Florida and Alan Bratton of Apopka, Florida.

The family has chosen Brown-Winters Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Miami to take care of Mr. Bratton’s cremation services. There will be no other services held.

Friends and family may send the family notes of encouragement by viewing Stephen’s Tribute Page at