Robert David Bratcher, the son of Edward Cupp and Bertha Bratcher Sherritze, was born in Dexter, on July 23, 1982, and died on June 26, 2002 at the age of 19, due to injuries received in an automobile accident near New Madrid. Robert was a farm laborer and had lived the past 8 years in Risco. Surviving are one daughter; Emalee Jade Bratcher of Parma, his mother; Bertha Sherritze of Risco, his father; Edward Cupp of Bernie, two brothers; Dennie Lee Bratcher and David Keown both of Risco. Visitation will be held Friday, June 28, from 5-8 p.m. at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Parma. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, June 29, at 11 a.m. at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Chapel in Parma with Brother Mark Powell of Risco officiating. Interment will follow in the Parma Cemetery, with the Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Parma, in charge of arrangements.