• Raymond Charles Braziel
    Raymond Charles Braziel

Raymond Charles Braziel

FRANKLIN - Raymond Charles Braziel, 92, of Franklin, passed away Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018.

Born in Atlanta, he was preceded in death by his mother, Myrtis Hutchinson Braziel Ashton; wife, Inez Gaskin Braziel; son, Raymond Wayne Braziel, a U.S. Air Force Vietnam  War veteran;, and grandson, David Braziel, who served in the U.S. Navy. 

He was a graduate of Miami Senior High School and Miami-Dade College.  Raymond was a proud U.S. Navy World War II veteran; a member of the American Legion Post 108 and VFW Post 7339.  He was a master gardener.

He is survived by two daughters, Deborah Welling (Richard) and Denise Stobbie McMeekin (Frank); long-time companion, Beverly Allen; grandchildren, Gregory Welling (Karen), Christopher Welling (Melissa), Kelly Marroquin (Joseph Paul), Lauren Stobbie and John Stobbie; and great-grandchildren, Nicole, Brooke, Tyler, Kylie, Collin, Madison, Finley and Grady.

A service will be held at 2 p.m. on Nov. 23 at the Georgia National Cemetery, Canton, Georgia.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to The Salvation Army, 1424 NE Expressway, Atlanta, GA  30329 or National Alliance on Mental Illness, 309 West Millbrook Road, Suite 121, Raleigh, NC  27609.

Macon Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

Condolences can be made at maconfuneralhome.com.

The Franklin Press

Mailing Address:
40 Depot Street
Franklin, NC 28744 

Phone: 828-524 2010
Fax: 828-524-8821