BELLEFONTAINE — Jacob Bray, 27, died Sunday, July 19, 2009, at Hardin Memorial Hospital from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.
He was employed with Doug Watkins Construction. Jake will be remembered as fun-loving and big-hearted. He enjoyed camping, fishing, and music and treasured time spent with his friends and family. He will be missed beyond measure. He was born Feb. 3, 1982, in Columbus to Harry and Tami (Wolf) Bray.
Survivors include his wife, Jacqueline Roche` Jordan Bray; 1-month-old daughter, Roche` Jordan Bray; mother and stepfather, Tami and Brad Moore; father and stepmother, Harry and Jayme Bray; sister, Kerri Bray; brother, Adam Bray; stepbrother, Robert “Bo” Hamilton II; three stepsisters, Jayla Hamilton, Kera Moore and Portia Moore; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Jocelyn and Eddis Stanley Jr.; maternal grandparents, Howard and Pat Wolf, Mount Vernon; paternal grandfather, Charlie Bray; his wife’s grandmother, Jacqueline Jackson; aunt, Laurie Stickley and cousins, Brad, Austin and Katelyn Stickley of Mount Vernon.
Services will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at the West Mansfield United Methodist Church. Friends may call Thursday from 3 to 8 p.m. at Mannasmith-Schnurrenberger Funeral Home, 222 W. Center St., West Mansfield, OH 43358; and one hour prior to the service at the church on Friday. Condolences at www.mannasmithfuneralhome.com.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Roche` Jordan Bray Memorial Fund in care of the funeral home.