Date of Service: Friday, July 6, 2018
Time of Service: 11:00 AM
Dateline: Henderson, NC
James G. Brafford Jr.
James Grady Jimmy Brafford Jr., 86, of 1515 Peace Street, Henderson, NC died Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at his home.
Born in South Boston, VA, he was the son of the late James Grady Brafford Sr. and Leva Moore Brafford.
Mr. Brafford was a former General Manager and Co-owner of Rose Gin & Supply Company. He was an Air Force veteran of the Korean War. He was a member of First Baptist Church, where he had served as a Deacon, President of the Baptist Men, and a Sunday School Teacher.
A graveside funeral service will be held Friday, July 6, 2018 at 11:00 a.m., at Sunset Gardens, conducted by Dr. Ronald Cava.
Surviving are his wife, Ann Hight Brafford; a daughter, Beth B. Mooring (Jody); three sons, Grady Brafford III (Vicki), Paul Brafford (Linda), and Mike Brafford (Kathy); eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Dot B. Smith and Mary Ann B. Heavner; and two brothers, Bob Brafford and Dick Brafford.
The family will receive friends Friday, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall at First Baptist Church. All other times, they will be at the home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 75, Henderson, NC 27536.
Arrangements are by Flowers Funeral Home.
Date of Death: Tuesday, July 3, 2018