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Leo Bracey

April 9, 1949 August 4, 2018
Leo Bracey
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Obituary for Leo Bracey

Mr. Leo Bracey was born April 9, 1949 in Bishopville, South Carolina to Leola Hardin and Ben Pearson. He passed away Saturday, August 4, 2018 at his residence at the age of 69 years old.

Leo moved to Saginaw, Michigan from South Carolina at the age of nineteen. He worked at the Grey Iron Foundry for several years. He was a funny guy who loved joking and laughing. More importantly, he was a family man who enjoyed the company of his relatives.

He leaves to cherish his memory companion of twenty-seven years, Bertha Whitley; son, Calvin Spears, Saginaw, Michigan; daughter, Marie Dozier, South Carolina; nine grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren; brother, Eugene (Marilyn) Bracey, Raleigh, North Carolina; nieces, Ella (David) Frazier, Daris Bracey, Sandra (Willie) Byrd, Mary (Henderson) Foster, Barbara (Alphonso) Gissendanner, Catrina Williams, all of Saginaw, Michigan, Courtney (Tremayne) Smith, North Carolina; nephews, LaVern, James, Jake, Willie Jr. (Diane) Bracey, all of Saginaw, Michigan, Jerry (Linda) Bracey, Grand Rapids, Michigan, Terry (April) Bracey, Jacksonville, Florida, Shervin (Roderica) Bracey, Lithonia, Georgia, Hillman Evans, IV, North Carolina; sister-in-law, Mary Bracey, Saginaw, Michigan; a host of great-nieces, great-nephews, other relatives and friends.

Leo was preceded in death by his parents, Leola Hardin and Ben Pearson; stepfather, Jake Hardin; sisters, Lizzie Reames, Ada Cook; brothers, Willie, Samuel, Leroy, Levi, James, Isaiah Bracey, Kelly Anderson, and William Pearson.

The family would like to express special thanks to Covenant Healthcare and the many doctors and nurses that took care of our loved one during his time of illness.


Previous Events

Visitation

Tuesday

14

Aug

9:00 AM 8/14/2018 9:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 8/14/2018 11:00:00 AM
Paradise Funeral Chapel

3100 South Washington Ave.
Saginaw, Michigan 48601

Paradise Funeral Chapel
3100 South Washington Ave. Saginaw 48601 Michigan
United States

Family Hour

Tuesday

14

Aug

10:30 AM 8/14/2018 10:30:00 AM - 11:00 AM 8/14/2018 11:00:00 AM
Paradise Funeral Chapel

3100 South Washington Ave.
Saginaw, Michigan 48601

Paradise Funeral Chapel
3100 South Washington Ave. Saginaw 48601 Michigan
United States

Celebration of Life

Tuesday

14

Aug

11:00 AM 8/14/2018 11:00:00 AM
Paradise Funeral Chapel

3100 South Washington Ave.
Saginaw, Michigan 48601

Officiating: Dr. Marvin T. Smith, Mt. Olive Institutional Missionary Baptist Church

Paradise Funeral Chapel
3100 South Washington Ave. Saginaw 48601 Michigan
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Forest Lawn Cemetery Final Resting Place

3210 South Washington Avenue
Saginaw, Michigan 48601

3210 South Washington Avenue Saginaw 48601 Michigan
United States
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