Bayard Lamar Bragg, 87, of Franklinton died Tuesday evening, July 29, 2008, at Life Care Hospital in Rocky Mount.
Mr. Bragg, affectionately known as “Bro”, was born in Granville County, to the late Bayard L. Bragg, Sr. and Norma Moore Bragg. He was a member of Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church and an avid horseman and farmer. Bro was a founding member of the Franklinton Saddle Club and the Central Carolina Western Horseman’s Association.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.
Surviving are his wife of 25 years, Ann B. Bragg of Franklinton; one daughter, Lu Ann Thompson of Franklinton; two step-sons, Van Reynolds of Apex and Jim Reynolds of Louisburg; and two grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM Friday, August 1, at Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church with the Reverend Carolyn H. Burrus presiding. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 7:00-8:30 PM Thursday in the church and other times at Bro’s home located at 1578 Pocomoke Rd. Friends are encouraged to visit him through Thursday night until the time of the service on Friday at the church.
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Franklin Funeral Service is assisting the Bragg family.