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Dean Bragg

October 23, 1960 ~ January 2, 2024 (age 63) 63 Years Old

Dean Bragg Obituary

 Dean Bragg

WOODRUFF- Billy Dean Bragg, 63, husband of Kay Rogers Bragg, of 213 Brandy Drive went home to be with the Lord, on Tuesday, January 02, 2024, at Pelham Medical Center.

Born October 23, 1960, in Greenville County, he was the son of the late Boyd Woodrow “Bud” and Frances Griffith Bragg. He was a retired employee with Woodruff-Roebuck Water District and a member of Bellview Baptist Church.  Dean had a longtime love of dirt track racing.  On any given Saturday night from early April to the end of October you would find him at the likes of Confederate Motor Speedway, Fountain Inn, Riverside and Laurens Motor Speedway.  He won track championships at both Riverside and Laurens.  Dean raced from 1979 until his mother’s passing in 2009.  FOREVER 41.

Surviving in addition to his wife are his sons; Douglas Bragg (special friend, Cindy Bevill of Woodruff) and Kelby Bragg of Woodruff; daughter, Shana Bragg Perez (Mark) of Mooresville, NC; two honorary sons, Kyle Owings and Ryan Owings; sisters; Gail Ball (Randy) of Woodruff and Kathy Lane (Charlie) of Woodruff; seven grandchildren, Micheal Bragg, Tyler Bragg, Kayden Perez, James Bragg, Keitan Perez, Deana Bevill and Jonathan Bevill.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a brother, Roger Dale Bragg.

The family will receive friends from 3:00 until 5:00 p.m. Saturday, January 6, 2024, at Lanford-Gwinn Funeral Home.  Graveside services will be held at 2:00 pm, Sunday, January 7, 2024, at Bellview Baptist Church Cemetery officiated by Mr. Keith Thomas.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children, 950 West Faris Road, Greenville, SC 29605.

Lanford-Gwinn Mortuary

Woodruff, SC.  

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