Albert Bray, Jr.



Albert Bray, Jr., age 84, Belle, passed away Monday, June 29, 2020, at Gasconade Manor Nursing Home in Owensville.
He was born Dec. 15, 1935, to Albert and Grace (Love) Bray in St. James.
He was united in marriage to Naomi Kraenow, June 1, 1957.
Albert graduated from Belle High School in 1953. He was employed as the District Sales Manager and later the Missouri Turkey specialist for the Ralston Purina Company for 28 years prior to retirement as well as a lifetime farmer, taking over the family farm at age 15, after his father passed. He was a member of the Zion Evangelical Free Church in Bland.
Albert was preceded in death by parents, Albert and Grace; step-father, Lawrence Glenn; daughter, Dawnette; siblings, Edward and Lucille; and step-brother, Blanton Glenn.
He is survived by wife, Naomi; daughter, Donna Campbell (Rocky) of Belle; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; step-sister, Chalice Glenn of Albuquerque, N.M.; step-brother, Willis Glenn (Cora) of Daytona, Fla.; several step-nieces and nephews; and friends.
Funeral services were held Friday, July 3, at Sassmann’s Chapel in Belle, with Kevin Runge and Mark Farran officiating. Interment was in the Old Bland Cemetery outside of Bland.
Memorial contributions suggested to Old Bland Cemetery.
Arrangements entrusted to Sassmann’s Chapel in Belle.


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