Elvin C. Brawner was born on October 9, 1925 in Garden Valley, TX and passed away on August 21, 2013 in Santo, TX at his residence. Elvin served in the Navy on the USS Nevada from 1944-1948. He worked for the Dallas Fire Department from December 16, 1951 until he retired as a captain on May 2, 1977. He is preceded in death by his wife, Julia Brawner; brother, Edward L. Brawner; and sister, Janice Morris. He is survived by his brother, John B. Brawner; son, John Brawner and wife Katherine; daughter, J. Carol Brawner; grandchildren, Jason E. Brawner and Joe E. Brawner. Funeral service will be held Saturday, August 24, 2013 at 12:00pm at Sparkman/Hillcrest Northwest Highway Chapel with visitation one prior to the service.