Frank "Butch" Bray

October 24, 1959March 4, 2018

Butch Bray, 58 of LaGrange, GA passed away Sunday, March 4, 2018 at Wellstar West Georgia Hospice.

Mr. Bray was born October 24, 1959 in LaGrange, GA to the late Frank Bynon Bray, III and Doris Elizabeth Phillips Bray. He was a District Sales Manager for Coca-Cola Company before his retirement and was a faithful member of East Vernon Baptist Church. Butch was a member of the Troup County Chapter of Gideons and a former Deacon at Glenn Baptist Church.

Survivors include his loving wife of 37 years, Kay Perdue Bray; daughter, Kim (David) Fitch; brothers, Scott Bray, Pat (Jamie) Bray, and Russ (Blair) Bray; grandchildren, Lucas Fitch, Boone Fitch, and Carly Fitch; dearly loved nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, aunts, uncles and extended family and friends.

The Gathering of Family and Friends will be Wednesday, March 7, 2018 from 5:00pm until 7:00pm at the funeral home. The Life Celebration Service will be 11:00am Thursday, March 8, 2018 at East Vernon Baptist Church with Rev. David Pasley and Rev. Max McCord officiating.

Flowers will be accepted or donations may be made to the American Cancer Society in memory of Butch Bray.

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Arrangements are by Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, 1010 Mooty Bridge Road, LaGrange, GA 30240 (706) 884-8636


  • Frank Bynon Bray III, Father
  • Doris Elizabeth Phillips Bray, Mother
  • Amelia Kay Perdue Bray, Wife
  • Kim & David Fitch, Daughter & Son-in-law
  • Scott Bray, Brother
  • Pat & Jamie Bray, Brother
  • Russ & Blair Bray, Brother
  • Lucas Fitch, Grandchild
  • Boone Fitch, Grandchild
  • Carly Fitch, Grandchild
  • also dearly loved nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, aunts, uncles and extended family and friends.

  • American Cancer Society


  • Gathering of Family and Friends Wednesday, March 7, 2018
  • Celebration of Life Service Thursday, March 8, 2018

Frank "Butch" Bray

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Pat Holcomb

March 8, 2018

I can’t recall ever seeing Butch without a smile on his face! He was larger than life and so inspiring! I will greatly miss him but I know I will see him again one day!
Love you Kay, Kim, David, Lucas, Boone, Carly, Scott, Pat and Rus!

Carole (Watterson) Troxler

March 7, 2018

I have not seen Butch since he was a boy, when he and my mother (Virginia Watterson) shared a special Sunday School friendship. I was glad to reconnect a bit on FaceBook a few years ago. Kay, Doris, and also family who I don't know, you have my sorrow and prayers. "Peachie" Watterson

Amie Yates

March 7, 2018

Oh Butch, Your smile and laughter will never leave my heart. You were always my fav;) Endless memories flood my mind that I will cherish forever.
Continuous prayers for Kay, Kim and family. Love always

Joan Hullderman

March 6, 2018

My sincere Condolences to The family. Butch was a wonderful Christian man. Devoted to his wife Kay and Daughter Kim and adored the Grandchildren that Kim and David presented him and Kay with . He will be missed by all his family and friends. Prayers for peace and comfort.

Loraine Crenshaw

March 6, 2018

Please accept my deepest condolences. Sincerely, Loraine Crenshaw (Hospice LaGrange)

Richard Jones

March 6, 2018

Butch, we reconnected on FB and I am so thankful for the last 5 years of our renewed friendship. You made any room brighter when you entered it. Your smile said it all. Missing you my friend.

Melvin and Hilda Railey

March 5, 2018

While Butch is experiencing joys we can't imagine, we are praying for you that the Lord will bring you warm memories and will comfort and strengthen you as only He can.