Brandon James Batchelor

Brandon James Batchelor

Brandon James Batchelor
August 28, 1995 – April 27, 2020

WENDELL – Brandon James Batchelor, 24, passed away on Monday. He was born in Wake County to Vann Reece Batchelor and Wendy Lynn (Becker) Batchelor.

He was preceded in death by grandparents, Donald Batchelor and Betty Bell Batchelor.

He is survived by his parents, Vann and Wendy (Becker) Batchelor; brother, Christian Batchelor and his wife Whitney; sister, Laura Batchelor; grandparents, Terry “Tip Tip” Becker and Sandra Alt Becker; nephew, Cade Batchelor and nieces, Aspen Batchelor, Terra Spivey and Fiona Spivey and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

There is currently no funeral service scheduled, there will be a memorial service scheduled at a future date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Fellowship Home of Raleigh, 506 Cutler Street, Raleigh, NC, 27603.

Arrangements with Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, 211 W. Third St., Wendell.


  • Larry and Jane Posted April 29, 2020 1:51 pm

    My heart is breaking for both of you. Love you both.

  • Mark Logan Posted April 29, 2020 2:22 pm

    We’re so sorry for your loss. Prayers from my family to yours.

  • Aunt Peggy Posted April 29, 2020 3:24 pm

    You were so special, we all knew that. You were a light,,especially to your Grandmother Betty.
    You were beautiful….inside and out.
    Love to your family.

  • Stephanie Hockensmith Posted April 29, 2020 3:58 pm

    I am so very sorry for the loss of your son. Prayers to all of your family.

  • Deborah Sawyer Posted April 29, 2020 4:12 pm

    Wendy and Vann, my hearts breaks for you and your family. You will be in my thoughts and prayers

  • Marybeth Deprato Posted April 29, 2020 8:41 pm

    Vann and Wendy, i am so sorry for your loss. Praying for you both.

  • Renee Fisher Posted April 29, 2020 8:51 pm

    Wendy praying Gods strength and peace to you and your family during this difficult time. May he cover and keep you under his wings.

  • Evie Dean Posted April 29, 2020 10:08 pm

    So sad to see this. Such a sweet guy! He spent time with my daughter and at our house some several years ago. God bless your family with strength, comfort and peace.

  • Janet Faulk Posted April 30, 2020 10:18 am

    Thinking of you and your family Wendy. Prayers for you all.

  • Chris Forzaglia Posted April 30, 2020 11:40 am

    So very sorry Vann. Praying that God will give you the Peace only He can give in a time like this.

  • Donna Bell Posted April 30, 2020 12:17 pm

    We are truly sorry for your loss. Sending love and heartfelt prayers that you may find the strength you need to get through each day. Although it is impossible today to see beyond the sorrow, we hope your wonderful memories of Brandon will help comfort you tomorrow.

  • Tera Posted April 30, 2020 1:17 pm

    My sincerest condolences and prayers of comfort and peace to you and your entire family Wendy. May God forever wrap His loving arms around you all!

  • Jeffrey Cooper Posted April 30, 2020 2:41 pm

    Vann and Wendy, I am so sorry for your great loss. I pray that you will seek God and open your hearts to his love and peace. I pray that you trust in him and his wisdom and you will find strength to survive and thrive. Forgive all and Love all. I have put the family on the prayer list at several Churches. Vann, we worked together for many of years and I remember when Brandon was born and I know you and Wendy were great parents. May God continue to watch over you during this time as I am sending my prayers and love to you both.

  • MARY MCGOWAN Posted April 30, 2020 2:47 pm

    Vann and family. I am so sorry for your loss. You are in my prayers.

  • Julie Yoder Posted April 30, 2020 8:32 pm

    Wendy I am so sorry to hear this. My heart breaks for you. You’re in my thought and prayers. I am so sorry 💔

  • Swyzanne”Sway” Posted April 30, 2020 8:54 pm

    I will pray for your family during this difficult time. I will ask God to give you comfort, strength, and peace. In this tough time in your life, may you also feel the hug and love from me to you and that it brings you comfort. Losing someone is never easy especially at such a young age. I am really sorry for your loss. Ps. 46.1 God is our refuge and strength, A very present help in trouble.

  • Debra Zilch Posted May 1, 2020 6:37 am

    Prayers 🙏 & 💖 to whole family for this sadden lost
    Deb Zilch

  • Elena Lowery Posted May 1, 2020 8:05 am

    I’m so sorry for your loss. Losing a child is beyond words. I pray God will give you all the strength you need to get through this. May your memories of Brandon surround you and give you some comfort and peace. Sending prayers your way.

  • Cara McQuaide Lonsinger Posted May 1, 2020 11:35 am

    Wendy – I am so sorry for your loss. I know first hand words can not help right now. You are in my heart as it breaks for you. May God give you strength to go forward for you and your family. Prayers to your family.

  • Diana Lendzisn Posted May 1, 2020 5:21 pm

    I am so sorry for your lost. My prayers to you both, no words can be sorrow.

  • Eric Johnson Posted May 1, 2020 6:56 pm

    Vann, I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you and your family.

  • Faye Heath Avery Posted May 3, 2020 9:55 am

    Van so sorry for your loss. Praying that God be with you through these tough times.

  • Missy Anderson Posted May 4, 2020 11:04 pm

    Wendy & Vann: I am very saddened to hear of your loss. My heart goes out to the both of you in your time of sorrow.

  • Missy Anderson Posted May 5, 2020 9:24 am

    Wendy & Vann, I am very saddened to hear of your loss. My heart goes out to the both of you in your time of sorrow.

  • David Linkous Posted May 7, 2020 11:29 am

    Vann&Wendy, sorry for your loss. May Brandon Rest In Peace.

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