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Larry C BraggPassing: March 2, 2021

Service:

Cresthaven Memory Gardens

Graveside Service

Saturday, March 6th @ 1:00 p.m.

Visitation:

Chastain Funeral Home

Saturday, March 6th @ 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Cemetery:

Cresthaven Memory Gardens

Saturday, March 6th @ 1:00 p.m.

BLOOMINGTON– Larry C Bragg, 79, passed away Tuesday, March 2, 2021, at his daughter’s residence in Morgantown surrounded by his family.

Born September 9, 1941, in Sheridan, he was the son of Howard Chester and Pearl (Irick) Bragg.  He married Lola West December 14, 1995, and she preceded him in death February 25, 2010.

He retired from RCA and later enjoyed being a greeter at Walmart.  Larry served his community as a coach when his children were young.  He enjoyed classic cars, car shows, and riding motorcycles.  Larry loved spending time with his grandchildren and eating cookies with his great grandchildren.  He attended Ellettsville House of Prayer.

Larry was a U. S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War.

Surviving:
companion,
Terri Barnes of Bloomington
daughters,
Marcy Bragg-Wright (Carlos) of Morgantown
Crystal Bragg of Orleans
Alicia Bragg-Knowles (David) of Mitchell
Renee Bragg-Meier (Chris Evans) of Evansville
grandchildren,
Lindsay Umphress, Haley Umphress, Brian Umphress, Jr., Hannah Wright, Olivia Wright, Luke Wright, Caitlyn (Shadoe) Bundy, Wynn (Amanda Kimble) Knowles, and Garrett Meier
great-grandchildren,
Weston, Alek, and Milly
siblings,
Bob Bragg of Garden Grove, California
Lonnie Campbell of Linton
several nieces and nephews

His parents; wife; and siblings, Donna McDade, Linda Levine, Bud Bragg, and Sonny Bragg preceded him in death.

Graveside service will be at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, March 6, at Cresthaven Memory Gardens with Chaplain Rick Clayton officiating.  Military honors will be accorded by American Legion Post No. 250 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9107.

The family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center.

Special thanks is extended to Southern Care Hospice.

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9 Guest Comments

  1. Guest: Caralynda Pfaff | Mitchell
    Date: March 15, 2021
    So sorry to hear of your Dad's passing . Prayers for all of your family 🙏 Love and hugs!
  2. Guest: James H Ely | Bowling Green
    Date: March 7, 2021
    Good man.
  3. Guest: Dorothy A. Short | Greenwood
    Date: March 4, 2021
    Love and Prayers to the family of my same-age cousin. May God bring comfort to your hearts in the loss of your dad. Thoughts & Prayers, Dorothy Pierce Short
  4. Guest: Harry Campbell PHIL | Monrovia
    Date: March 4, 2021
    Larry was one of the nicest guys I ever met. We were union reps. together. I also was a friend of Lolo. Hope to see you guys again.
  5. Guest: Sandra, ( Sandy McDade) Gatlin | Benton, Ar
    Date: March 3, 2021
    Uncle Larry was my favorite Uncle! I wish my kids and grandkids could have met him! He always had a huge smile, a joke, and plenty of laughter . When I was little, I was afraid of his hand, ( he had lost a couple fingers in a wreck) so he always caught me and gave me "Noogies" with it! Didn't take me long to realize, that hand had more love in it, then a lot of people have on their whole body! I will never forget his dog, he named CAT! IT WAS GORGEOUS!! I don't remember ever seeing him without that huge smile on his face!! LOVE TO MY UNCKE LARRY, YOU MAY LEAVE THIS EARTH, BUT YOU WILL ALWAYS, ALWAYS LIVE IN MY HEART AND MEMORIES!! REST IN PEACE WITH MOMMA, UNCLE BUD, AND UNCLE SONNY AT YOUR SIDE!! LOVE AND PRAYERS, FOR ALL OF HIS KIDS, GRANDKIDS, AND GREAT GRANKIDS and LOVED ONES! THIS AMAZING, WONDERFUL, KIND MAN WILL TRUELY BE MISSED! 💖🙏💖🙏💖🙏💖🙏💖🙏💖🙏💖🙏💖🙏💖🙏💖
  6. Guest: Toni Usrey | Ellettsville
    Date: March 3, 2021
    It is often hard to find the right words at a time like this. May you all find peace, comfort, and all the love you need in the days to come. Special note to my dear sister Terri: Take time to sit in silence. Open your heart and mind to God’s presence. Listen for His still small voice. He will give you comfort, peace and guidance through this next chapter of your life. Love always and forever! -Toni
  7. Guest: Rose Hill | Louisville ky
    Date: March 3, 2021
    My condolence.
  8. Guest: Carla and Jim Conley | Tucson, AZ
    Date: March 2, 2021
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. He was a great man, with a terrific sense of humor. Family was important and he will be missed.
  9. Guest: Ryan Barned | Bedford Indana
    Date: March 2, 2021
    Im sorry for your loss. What a great man and person i always loved to here him talk about pepole at walmart.
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