Bill Brandon, 97, died peacefully Monday, Oct. 23, at his home in Lanier Village Estates, Gainesville, Ga.Bill was a gentle man who was born June 5, 1920, in Sparta, to Rev. B.H. and Carrie Watson Brandon. He was the oldest of three children. Bill was pre-deceased by the love of his life, Billie Baldwin Brandon, in 2007.