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William “Bill” Braton III, 63, of Holden, Missouri, passed away Monday, January 4, 2021.

Bill was born on February 23, 1957 in Kansas City, MO, the son of William A. Braton and Patricia (Farmer) Hacker.

Bill was a proud member of the Cherokee Nation.

Bill was employed as a printer for Trojan Press Print Shop in Kansas City, MO.

He was a former resident of Kansas City, Riverside, as well as Polo, Missouri.

However, he spent most of his life in Holden, MO. Bill was of the Christian faith.

He is survived by his father, William A. Braton of Albuquerque, NM; three sons, Casey Braton and wife Jillian of Claycomo, MO, Christopher Braton of Independence, MO, and William Braton IV and wife Kelly of Pottsville, AR; one daughter, Keri Braton of Claycomo, MO; one brother, Robert Braton of Chilhowee, MO; one sister, Kristi Kesler of Mountain Home, AR; 10 grandchildren, Hailey Read, Ethan Read, Wyatt Erskin, Cameron Braton, Jayme Braton, Mia Lallave, Aaliyah Lallave, Fayth Braton Johnson, Grace Braton and William Braton; former spouse, Judi Stafford of Claycomo, MO; and one brother-in-law, Lonnie Bowling of Western Grove, AR.

Bill was preceded in death by his mother, Patricia (Farmer) Hacker; and one sister, Pam Bowling.

A Memorial Service was held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, January 16, 2021 at the Campbell-Cast Funeral Home, with Pastor Michael Wakeman officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital (at, or 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105) or in care of Campbell-Cast Funeral Home, 407 S. Pine, Holden, MO 64040. Online condolences may be made for the family at

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