October 22, 1925 - November 28, 2019
Mr. Hilman C. Bray, 94, of Lebanon, Indiana, passed away Wednesday, November 27, 2019, at Homewood Health Campus in Lebanon. He was born in Mount Victory, Kentucky, on October 22, 1925, a son of the late Ester T. and Ellen E. (Edwards) Bray. At a young age, Hilman and his family moved from Kentucky to Lebanon, Indiana, where he attended Pinnell High School. Following school, Hilman served his country proudly in the United States Army during WWII. On May 9, 1948, he was married to Cleta Faye (Pearcy) Bray in Lebanon; she survives. A man with a strong work ethic, Hilman began his working career at Martin’s Gas of Lebanon and then went to work in the heating and cooling business for many years. He served as assistant city building inspector until his retirement on his 90th birthday. Hilman was a member of Concord Baptist Church and attended Lebanon Wesleyan Church for many years. He loved his family dearly and enjoyed fishing, yardwork, and working in his woodshop. Survivors: Wife: Cleta Bray of Lebanon Two Children: DeAnn E. Caldwell and husband, Mike George of Colfax Kevin H. Bray of Lebanon Four Grandchildren: Kyle Burress and wife, Dianah of Lebanon Amanda Hockenberry and husband, Keith of Lebanon Kevin H. Bray, II and wife, Amy of Virginia Beach, VA Christopher Bray of West Virginia Eleven Great Grandchildren Sister: Sue Russell of Greenwood Nieces and Nephews In addition to his parents, Hilman was preceded in death by two brothers, Charles Bray and LeRoy Bray; sister, Wanda Riddell; brother-in-law, Roger Russell; and a son-in-law, David Caldwell. Visitation is planned from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at Myers Mortuary, 1502 North Lebanon Street, in Lebanon, Indiana. Funeral Services are planned for 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, December 4, 2019, at the funeral home in Lebanon. Interment with military rites will follow services at K of P Cemetery in Lizton. Memorials may be directed to the Lebanon Wesleyan Church, 1004 South Lebanon Street, Lebanon, Indiana 46052.
Mr. Hilman C. Bray, 94, of Lebanon, Indiana, passed away Wednesday, November 27, 2019, at Homewood Health Campus in Lebanon. He was born in Mount Victory, Kentucky, on October 22, 1925, a son of the late Ester T. and Ellen E. (Edwards) Bray. At... View Obituary & Service Information
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