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Donald Lee Bray

February 3, 1975 ~ July 18, 2022 (age 47)


Donald Lee Bray, 47, of Siler City, passed away on Monday, July 18, 2022 at Duke University Hospital. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 30, 2022 at Brush Creek Baptist Church with Rev. Frank Taylor and Rev. Shannon Petty presiding. The family will receive friends before the service at the church from 1:00-1:45 p.m. Casual attire is requested. Joyce-Brady Chapel will be open from 1:00-5:00 pm on Friday, July 29, 2022 for friends to sign the register.

Donald was born in Lee County on February 3, 1975 to June and Bobby Bray. He was a truck driver and an avid outdoorsman. He enjoyed hunting and fishing, but his true love was his family.

He was preceded in death by his mother, June Thomas Bray.

Donald is survived by his wife of 18 years, Sara Neal Bray, of the home;  children, Hunter Birx Bray and Madyson Leigh Bray, both of the home; father, Bobby Ray Bray, of Siler City; sisters, Brandy Bray Brewer and husband, Chris, of Goldston and Brittney Ann McGeachy, of Siler City; brother, Dwight David Bray and wife, Rebecca, of Siler City; numerous nieces and nephews, one great-nephew and a host of family and friends.

A Celebration of Life cook-out will be held at 5:00 p.m. on August 13, 2022 at the Chatham County Wildlife Club. If you plan to attend, please RSVP to Kimberly Johnson, Sara Bray or Shane Joyce by August 6, 2022.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to SECU, 1131 N Glenn Ave., Siler City, NC 27344, payable to Sara N. Bray.

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Joyce-Brady Chapel is honored to serve the Bray Family.

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Joyce-Brady Chapel open for friends to sign the register
July 29, 2022

1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Joyce-Brady Chapel
3833 Chatham Street
Bennett, NC 27208

Family will receive friends
July 30, 2022

1:00 PM to 1:45 PM
Brush Creek Baptist Church
5345 Airport Road
Bear Creek, NC 27207

Memorial Service
July 30, 2022

2:00 PM
Brush Creek Baptist Church
5345 Airport Road
Bear Creek, NC 27207


SECU- payable to Sara N. Bray
1131 N Glenn Ave., Siler City NC 27344

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