Brazelton was born July 23, 1924, the only child of Ambrose Q. and Clory Wingfield Brazelton in Akron, Ohio. After graduating from West High School in Akron, he attended Livingstone College in Salisbury, North Carolina for a short time before entering the Army to serve his country during World War II. He graduated from The University of Akron in 1952 and received his Masters degree from Kent State University in 1960. He was recognized across the country for his work in the field of physical education as a teacher, lecturer, author, poet, and creator of many physical fitness activity albums advocating children's physical fitness. He enjoyed golfing and playing softball and was inducted into the Summit County Softball Hall of Fame in 1996.
He was preceded in death by parents, Ambrose Q. and Clory Brazelton and infant grandson, Carl Brazelton, Jr. He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife of 60 years, Amanda Ridgill Brazelton; son, Carl (Alex) Brazelton; daughter, Leslie Brazelton; granddaughter, Amber (Brent) Coleman; grandsons, Rudolph Polk, III, Christopher Brazelton, and Joseph Brazelton; great-grand-daughters, Aminah and Laylah Coleman; special cousins, Helen Robinson, Wanda (Rev. Eleazar) Merriweather, JoeAnn (Wheeler) Merriweather, and Vivian (Tim) Shelby; many nieces, nephews, cousins, in-laws, outlaws, Camp Caesar family, friends, and the Teakwood Heights neighbors where he served as Vice President of the Teakwood Heights Civic Association since 2006. Many have been at the receiving end of his affectionate quote, ``Bless your bony gizzard.'
Ambrose Brazelton Discography Tracks
|KEA 5010||Ambrose Brazelton||And The Beat Goes On For Physical Education (2xLP, Gat)||Kimbo Educational Records||KEA 5010||US||1968||Sell This Version|
|L.P. 8080, KEA 8080||Ambrose Brazelton||And The Beatles Go On And On (LP)||Kimbo Educational Records, Kimbo Educational Records||L.P. 8080, KEA 8080||US||1971||Sell This Version|
|KEA-9060, LP 9060||Ambrose Brazelton||Educaring (LP)||Kimbo Educational Records, Educational Activities, Inc.||KEA-9060, LP 9060||US||1972||Sell This Version|
|AR 96||Ambrose Brazelton||Body Jive (LP, Album)||Activity Records, Inc.||AR 96||US||1980||Sell This Version|
|AR 48||Ambrose Brazelton||Clap, Snap And Tap (LP)||Activity Records, Inc.||AR 48||US||Unknown||Sell This Version|
|L.P. 8090, KEA 8090||Ambrose Brazelton||And The Beatles Go On And On (LP, Comp)||Kimbo Educational Records, Kimbo Educational Records||L.P. 8090, KEA 8090||US||Unknown||Sell This Version|