Brandon C. Bland, Sr.

Published 4:39 pm Wednesday, July 6, 2022

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WOODLAND – Brandon Corey Bland, Sr., age 24, of Appletree Street, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, July 1, 2022 while visiting family in Suffolk, Virginia.

Brandon was born on October 2, 1997 to Brian and Alisa Bland in Roanoke Rapids, NC. He worked as a construction worker under his father. He deeply enjoyed hunting, fishing, and marksmanship with his brother, along with riding four wheelers and dirt bikes. Brandon loved his family, especially his son “Quarter Pint” and enjoyed spending time with them. He is gone way too soon and will be deeply missed by his family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his niece, Elizabeth Amara Bland; his maternal grandparents, Roy and Bobbie Byrum; and his paternal grandparents, Barry and Deborah Baggett.

Along with his parents, Brandon is survived by his son, Brandon “Quarter Pint” Bland, Jr. of Woodland; grandfather, Joseph Bland; sister, Harley Whitehead and husband Joseph of Rocky Mount; brother, Brian Corey Bland, Jr. of Ahoskie; two nieces, Alysa Nicole Whitehead, and Piper Whitehead, both of Rocky Mount; nephew, Jonathan Whitehead of Rocky Mount, and his best friend, Brandon Jones.

A celebration of life graveside service will be held on Friday, July 8, 2022 at 2 p.m. at Highland Memorial Gardens, Ahoskie, NC 27910

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Bland family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting