Bernard Bragg

Obituary of Bernard Ray Bragg

Bernard Ray Bragg, 85, of Morgantown, passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 20, 2024 at the Morgantown Health and Rehabilitation Center. He was born on April 24, 1938 in Rivesville, a son of the late Russell and Carrie Singleton Bragg. He is survived by his loving wife, Kathryn Thorne Bragg. Bernard was a 1956 graduate of Rivesville High School and a Christian by faith. Upon graduating, he proudly served his country in the United States Army. After over 30 years of hard work and dedication, Bernard retired as a Hydraulic Mechanic from Quality Hydraulics in Bridgeport. In his spare time, he enjoyed farming and maintaining the farm. In addition to his wife, Bernard is survived by his son, John Bragg and his wife Karen of Fairmont, daughter, Diane Bragg of Morgantown, three brothers, Charles “Charlie” Bragg, Kenneth “Kenny” Bragg, and Gene Bragg, as well as two sisters, Bernice Kniceley, and Margie Davis. In addition to his parents, Bernard was preceded in death by two brothers, William and Boyd Bragg, and three sisters, Helen Marie Kennedy, Edna Mae Shaw, and Carolyn Wright. The family has entrusted the arrangements to the Ford Funeral Home, DeGarmo Chapel, 207 Second Street, Rivesville, WV 26588. Friends will be received on Wednesday, January 24, 2024 from 4 pm until 8 pm and on Thursday, January 25, 2024 from 10 am until 11 am. The funeral service will be held in the funeral home on Thursday at 11 am with Reverend Stanley Merrifield officiating. Interment will follow at the McCurdysville Cemetery. Online condolences may be extended to the family at