Sept. 12, 2013
Donald O. Bray, 81, of Fairfield Glade, passed away Sept. 12, 2013, after a brief illness. The family received friends Sept. 14 at Bilbrey Funeral Home. Funeral services were held Sept. 15, with internment in Green Acres Memory Gardens following the service.
Mr. Bray was born in Stow, AR, to the late Andrew and Cassie Bray. He is also preceded in death by his brother, Norman, of Kentucky.
Don served in the Marine Corps during the Korean War on the USS Roosevelt. He drove for several long-haul truck lines for 25 years. Subsequently, he was employed by Delta Airlines in maintenance for 18 years. Don moved to Fairfield Glade in 1993 from California and was a long time golfer with the Mulligans and the NU group.
He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Elizabeth Ann (Liz) Bray; four children, Kenneth D. of Fort Lauderdale, FL, Beth Ann Amezaga of Villa Rica, GA, Russell A. (Loudes) of Pembroke Pines, FL, and Michael E.(Karen) of Conyers, GA; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; two nieces; and four great-nieces and -nephews.
Bilbrey Funeral Home, Inc. (www.bilbreyfh.com) was in charge of the arrangements.
Sept. 12, 2013
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