Born Feb. 28, 1936 in Martinsville, he was the son of Frank and Nora (Unversaw) Bray.
He was the owner and operator of Bray's U-Pick in Owensburg. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force.
Surviving relatives include: his wife, Anne M. (Bucher) Bray whom he married March 9, 1962; two daughters, Ronda Bray of Bloomfield and Connie Thacker (Patrick) of Gosport; two sons, Chris Bray and Roger Bray both of Owensburg; grandchildren, Regan Holtsclaw, Riley Holtsclaw, Katrina McKnight, and Dustin Thacker; one great-grandchild, Kristina McKnight; and one sister-in-law, Gretchen Bray of Lyons.
He was preceded in death by one daughter, Regina Marie Bray, Parents, sister, Evelyn Lory, brothers, FranklinBray, Gib Bray, and Fred Bray, and one half brother, Bud Bray.
Funeral service will be conducted 2 p.m. Sunday, May 31, 2009 at Jenkins & Sons Funeral Home in Bloomfield, with Rev. David Black officiating. Interment will be in Scotland Cemetery. Military services will be conducted by Bloomfield American Legion Poat # 196.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday and one-hour prior to services Sunday at the funeral home.
The family asks that all memorial contributions be made to Hospice of Bloomington Hospital.
Online condolences to the family are available at www.jenkinsfuneralhomes.com.