Don C. Bragg
Don C. Bragg, 93, of Sullivan, died 2:55 p.m. Sunday (October 6, 2013) in St. Mary’s Hospital, Decatur surrounded by his loving family.
Celebration of Life services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in the Reed Funeral Home, Sullivan with Pastor Al Rennert officiating. Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday. The family requests casual attire. Burial with military rites conducted by the Sullivan American Legion Post #68 will be in the French Cemetery, Allenville. Memorials are suggested to Easter Seals or to the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation. Condolences may be sent to the family at reedfuneralhome.net.
Don was born August 8, 1920 in Bruce, the son of O.B. and Gladys Gilbreath Bragg. He was a WW II Army veteran. Don retired from Wagners Casting in Decatur and had worked at Coffee International Harvester Dealership in Sullivan. Don also loved to farm. He was a member of the Allenville Christian Church. He married Mary J. Ethington on June 9, 1946 in Allenville and she preceded him in death on September 30, 2011.
Surviving are his children; Jess (Cheryl) Bragg of Mattoon, Charles (Rebecca) Bragg of Sullivan, James (Glenna) Bragg of Marshall, Larry (Donna) Bragg of Shelbyville, Phillip (Shirley) Bragg of Bullhead City, AZ, David (Ann) Bragg of Kernersville, NC, Ronald (Linda) Bragg of Havre, Montana, Mark (Becky) Bragg of Mahomet, Ruth Bauer of Sullivan, Reva (Ron) Martin of Sullivan and Debra (Michael) Green of Ribera, New Mexico; sister, Ruth (Lloyd) Stone of Sullivan; sister-in-law, Ida May Bragg of Pekin; thirty grandchildren; twenty eight great grandchildren and four great great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, son Robert, daughter Bonnie, a grandson, one sister, and two brothers.