- Thomas J. Bray
- Date of Death:
- Feb 6, 2013
- Location of Service:
- Grace Covenant Church - Iron River
Thomas James Bray Age 71 Iron River, MI Passed away Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at Marquette General Hospital, Marquette, MI.
He was born October 27, 1941 in Stambaugh, MI, the son of the late Reginald and Phyllis (Greenlund) Bray. He attended the Stambaugh Schools, graduating from Stambaugh High School with the Class of 1959. He was a U.S Air Force Veteran, serving from 1959 to 1964. Following his honorable discharge, he received his Associates Degree from Gogebic Community College. He was employed as a machinist at D.A. McPherson for many years.
Thomas married the former JoAnn Marshall on December 30, 1967 at St. Agnes Catholic Church of Iron River and the couple celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary in 2012.
He was a member of the Grace Covenant Church of Iron River and President of the former Iron County Sportsmen Club. An avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, golfing and bowling. He also loved to sing.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Charles and William Bray.
He is survived by his wife, JoAnn
Son, Darren (Jessica) Bray of Escanaba, MI
Daughter, Tricia (Todd) Miilu of Gwinn, MI
Brother, Dennis Bray of Iron River
Sisters, Janet Harper of Iron River
Bonnie Bray of Iron River
Six grandchildren, Mikayla, Riley, Elliina, Casey, Landry and Anja
Visitation will be held Sunday, February 10, 2013 from 2:30 to 4:00 p.m. at the Grace Covenant Church of Iron River.
Funeral services will be held Sunday, February 10, 2013 at 4:00 p.m. at the Grace Covenant Church with Rev. James Swanson II to officiate. The West Side Veterans will accord Military Rites at the service.Funeral arrangements by the Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron River.
- Location of Services:
- Grace Covenant Church
- 316 Jasper Street
- Iron River