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Donald Ray Braswell Obituary

Donald Ray
Donald Ray "Duck" Braswell

November 30, 1944 - January 7, 2017
Born in Rowan County, NC
Resided in Rockwell, NC
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Donald Ray "Duck" Braswell, 72, of Rockwell, passed away on Saturday, January 7, 2017 at his home.

He was born on November 30, 1944, a son of the late Raymond and Ola Mae Love Braswell in Rowan County, NC. He attended school at East Rowan High School. Duck worked at Norandal for over 35 years. He loved fishing and going to the beach. Duck enjoyed going to Gas-N-Go in the mornings, going to car shows, building dune buggys, and wood working. He was a member of Rockwell United Methodist Church. Duck was a Veteran of the United State Army.

Duck is survived by his Wife Barbara Jane Braswell, whom he married February 16, 1985; Sons, Robert Bryan Braswell and fiancee Kristy Beck of Salisbury, and Clayton Joe Young and wife Julie of Davidson; Three Grandsons, Able Ray Braswell, Nolan Bryan Braswell, and Nathaniel Young; Granddaughter, Abigail Young; Brothers, Terry Braswell and wife Frances of Rockwell, and Bill Goodman of Albemarle; Sisters, Dianne Hickman of China Grove, and Mary Wilson of Rockwell;

In addition to his parents, Duck was preceded in death by his Grandparents who raised him, George and Ida Jane Hammill, and Brother, Jerry Goodman.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, January 11, 2017, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Powles Staton Funeral Home, Rockwell, NC.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, January 12, 2017, 2:00 pm at the Powles Staton Funeral Home Chapel, Rockwell, NC, with Rev. Charles Curtis, officiating.

Burial will take place in Brookhill Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers memorials in memory of Duck may be made to the American Heart Association 128 S Tryon St #1588, Charlotte, NC 28202.

Powles Staton Funeral Home of Rockwell, honored provider of Veterans Funeral Care, is assisting the family of Duck Braswell . Online condolences may be made at www.powlesfuneralhome.com.

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Powles Staton Funeral Home
913 W. Main Street
Rockwell, NC US 28138
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Powles Staton Funeral Home Chapel
913 W. Main Street
Rockwell, NC US 28138
Thursday, January 12, 2017
2:00 PM
Brookhill Memorial Gardens
8675 Hwy 52
Rockwell, NC US 28138
Thursday, January 12, 2017


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