David BrayName: David Bray
Date of Death: July 21, 2014
Age at death: _
David E. ''Buzzy'' Bray, of Sarasota, FL, formerly of Toronto, Ohio, died on July 21, 2014 at Lakewood Ranch Hospital, with family members at his bedside. David was the son of Earl ''Jeff'' and Delma Bray. He graduated from Toronto High School in 1958, attended Steubenville College and served in the Ohio Army National Guard.
David ''Buzzy'' was a former member of the Steubenville Players and a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Toronto. He retired from Weirton Steel in 1993 and moved to Sarasota, FL where he attended the First United Methodist Church. Buzzy's joy in life was making others happy. His home had an open door policy and loved feeding everyone.
David is survived by his wife of 47 years, LeeEtta Wade Bray; his brother, Richard (wife, Sandy) of Sarasota; a niece Susan (Steve) Keady of State College, PA; a nephew, Jeffrey Bray of Winchester, VA; and extended family, David and Denise Cooper, Gene, Lilia, Shelly and Aaron Prokupets of Sarasota; sister, Verna Wade Bloomer, and Rex Wade, Jr. and other nephews and nieces.
A Memorial Service will be held 2:00PM Saturday, August 16, 2014 at Brown & Sons Funeral Homes 26th Street Chapel, 5624 26th Street West, Bradenton, FL 34207. Condolences to www.brownandsonsfuneral.com.