Harold J. Bray Jr.

May 11, 1954 ~ January 9, 2020 (age 65)


Harold J. Bray Jr, 65 of Wolverine, passed away Thursday, January 9, 2020 at home.

Born on May 11, 1954 in Rockland, Maine, he was the son or Harold J. and Irene L. (Nelms) Bray Sr. 

Harold worked in construction as a project manager for many years in Maine, Pennsylvania, Florida, Arizona and Alaska before settling in Michigan where he worked in Gaylord and Petoskey.

He was an avid scuba diver and also enjoyed equestrian activities and flying.

On August 25, 1973 Harold married Elizabeth “Beth” Livingston in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.

In addition to his wife Beth, Harold is survived by his sons, Adam J. Bray of Wolverine and Joshua H. Bray of Winter Springs, FL; granddaughters, Victoria and Katie of Winter Springs, FL; brothers, James Bray of Connecticut and Joseph Bray of Maine; sisters, Elizabeth Mitchell and Linda Christie of Maine and Celia Farstrand of Vancouver, BC; and several nieces and nephews.

Harold’s family has chosen to remember him privately.  He will be buried at Elm Grove Cemetery, Washington, IA.

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