JERRY ROLLAND BRAKE
Jerry Rolland Brake, 76, of Canvas, WV passed away
after a courageous fight on Thursday, December 17, 2020
at the Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh. Born
July 16, 1944 at Canvas, WV he was a son of the late
Albert and Mildred McClung Brake. He was also
preceded in death by one son, Jeffrey Brake and a
brother, Eugene Brake.
He was an active farmer with multiple heads of cattle
and sheep. He was on the Board of Directors of the
Nicholas County Farm Bureau and the Elk Soil
Conservation District. He was a retired Bus Operator with
Nicholas County Schools and was an active substitute.
He was also a US Army Veteran serving in Vietnam.
Survivors include his two sons, Jerry Jr. (Angie) Brake
of Troy, WV and Craig (Bonnie) Brake of Muddlety;
significant other, Cheryl Ellison; two stepsons, Scott and
Sam Boley; one sister, Patsy (Jack) King; one brother,
Lowell (Dawn) Brake; grandchildren, Madison, Colby,
Savana, Lindsay, Levi, Jasmine, Samantha, Mikayla,
Kaitlyn; and a host of other family and friends.
A public celebration of his life will be held at a later
date under the direction of the White Funeral Home at
Condolences may be sent to the family at