|Birth: ||Sep. 2, 1937|
|Death: ||Aug. 30, 2004|
Raymond Scott Braselton, of Little Rock, passed away Monday, August 30, 2004 at home surrounded by his family. He was born on September 2, 1937 in Russellville to the late Raymond William and Blanche Bond Braselton. He was preceded in death by his parents and his first wife, Billye Webb Braselton.
He is survived by his wife of 34 years, Alice Steed Braselton; two daughters, Sharon Masters and husband Steve of Allen, Texas, and Susan Deems and husband David of Coppell, Texas; and two grandchildren, Rachel and Lauren Deems.
Ray learned to fly while attending Russellville High School. He took his first solo flight in 1953, and graduated in 1955. He attended Arkansas Tech, and started his aviation career at Starnes Aviation in 1957. He worked at Arkansas Best Corporation, T.J. Raney & Sons, and retired from Little Rock Road Machinery Company after 28 years as a pilot and salesman. His hobbies were hunting, fishing, and woodworking in his workshop. Family and friends will always remember his sense of humor, quick wit, and his love for animals.
Visitation will be 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 1, 2004 at Ruebel Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, September 2, 2004, in the Chapel of Ruebel Funeral Home. Graveside services will follow at 2:00 p.m. at Oakland Cemetery in Russellville.
Pallbearers will be Bob Wilson, Harold Davis, George Hudlow, Homer Feltner, Charles McGrew, Jr., and Dr. Bob Hale.
Raymond William Braselton (1902 - 1981)
Blanche L Bonds Braselton (1897 - 1975)
Billye Carol Webb Braselton (1935 - 1969)*
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