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Dr. Richard J. Braxton

July 22, 1964 June 20, 2019
Dr. Richard J. Braxton
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Dr. Richard Jerome Braxton known as “Ricky” by family and friends
was born on July 22, 1964 in Orange, NJ to Maude and Earl Braxton.
Richard was a popular professor of Research and Education at Kean
University Wenzhou in China upon his death. Richard was a graduate
of Orange High School and went on to graduate from University of
Washington with a Bachelor of Arts. Richard also held three Masters
degrees including Public Administration from the University of
Washington and Human Resources from University of Oregon. He
earned his Doctor of Philosophy in Education from University of
Wisconsin-Madison in 2001. His research and writing in organizational
behavior combined with his passion for racial justice in higher
education with international business strategy led him to travel around
the world. Richard also served in the United States Army as an
Administrative Clerk where he earned The Army Achievement Medal
in 1987.
Dr. Richard Jerome Braxton departed this life on Thursday, June 20,
2019. He was preceded by his father, Earl Braxton and sister Michelle
Braxton.
Richard leaves to cherish his memory: mother, Maude Braxton of East
Orange, NJ, sisters Joy Braxton of East Orange, NJ, Denise Braxton of
Allentown, PA, and Lori Braxton, of East Orange, NJ, Sharlene Austin
of East Orange, NJ, Doreen Austin of Allentown, PA, brothers Robert
and wife Claudette Braxton, of Allentown, PA, Wayne Austin,
Allentown, PA, Demond Austin of Allentown, PA, Tyrik Austin of
Newark, NJ, Aunt Barbara Austin of Houston, TX, and a host of
nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews and, other relatives and
friends.


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Orange, NJ 07050

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Heavenly Rest Memorial Park Final Resting Place

268 Ridgedale Avenue
East Hanover

268 Ridgedale Avenue East Hanover 7936
United States
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