James F. "Jim" Bray, age 68, of Doraville, GA passed away Friday, June 11, 2010. He was preceded in death by his father, Henry Thomas Bray. He is survived by wife, Carol Cate Bray; mother, Mary Katherine Bray of Atlanta; sister, Elaine Bray of Atlanta; sister-in-law, Glenda Cate McDaniel; brothers-in-law, Bill McDaniel, Michael Dowd Cate and David Cate; and other relatives in Tennessee. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, June 15, 2010 at 2:00 P.M. at Wages & Sons Stone Mountain Chapel with Dr. John Wood officiating. Interment will follow at Floral Hills Memory Gardens in Tucker. In lieu of flowers please make donations to the Yaarab Shrine Hospital, 400 Ponce DeLeon Ave. Atlanta, GA. 30308. The family will receive friends on Monday from 2:00 – 4:00 and 6:00 – 8:00 P.M. at Wages & Sons Stone Mountain Chapel 770 469-9811.

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  1. Carol, you and your family are in our prayers. Jim is in a better place now and I know he will be watching over you. Jim has touch so many lives and hearts along the way and he will be missed so much. I will miss that great smile the most. Love ya, Melissa Eastin

  2. We are so sorry to hear of Jim’s passing. Jim touched so many lives and his passing has left a void that will never be filled. If we can help in any way please call.

  3. Miss. Carol,
    I am so sorry to hear about Jim. He was a good man with a big heart and a dear friend to my dad, my mother too. You are in my thoughts and prayers.All my love to you, Holly James and Patty’s daughter

  4. As a former classmate, I would like to extend my prayers and condolences to your entire family. Although it has been 50 years since I last saw him, I remember James as a very nice person even as a teenager. To all of you who love him, please carry this thought with you – “The heart always remembers”. May God Bless you all.

  5. Carol, Pat and I are so sorry to hear of your loss. Our prayers are with you in your time of sorrow. We always enjoyed the times we got to visit with Jim.

  6. We have lost the Shriners Shriner. Jim was one of the most dedicated individuals I have ever had the pleasure of knowing. There was not boundary on his caring and giving of his time and talents. His sense of humor and smiling face will be missed. Yaarab Shrine has lost a noble that will never be replaced.

    Jack Brown
    Past President
    Chattooga Shrine Club

  7. Yaarab Shrine has lost one of the hardest workers it has ever had. You will truly be missed Jim by all.

  8. When I first met Jim Bray, 15 years ago, I was a new member of Tucker Shrine Club. He was one of the first people to welcome me and started the introductions to other members. He was always quick with a laugh and a pleasureable man to visit with.
    Working with Jim at the many Circus’ proved to be as much fun as it was rewarding. He was a true Mason in every sense of the name. He was a great Shirner and I am pround top have known him. I know that God has a special place for Jim to reside in now.
    May God Bless his family and help them through this troubled time in their lives.

  9. Carol, So sorry for your loss, Jim’s death will leave a large gap in our Shrine leadership.
    With sympathy, Barbara Messer

  10. To James’ Family: I am so sorry to hear of James’ passing away. He was a fine man and a dedicated Mason & Sriner. He will certainly be missed.

  11. Carol:
    We are so very sorry about Jim. He will be forever missed, not only in the Shriner world, but to all of us to whom he was such good friends. You and he were very kind and helpful to us. That was the “Jim Bray” way. Love to you, JD and Linda

  12. Carol,As you know Jim and yourself are one off our most loyal friends.The two off you have help make South Fulton Dune Buggys the unit that it has been for a number of years and it will be hard for us to up hold his standards. best reguards to you and all his family in the future. He will truly be missed by me and all his friends.

  13. Carol, we are so sorry for your loss. Jim will be greatly missed by all who knew him. We will continue to keep you and your family in our prayers.

    Jeff and Joni Ferguson

  14. Carol, Our thought and prayers ae with you and your family. If we can help you in any way, please let me know. We were so sorry to hear this. Jim was a dear friend of mine.

  15. Dear Carol,
    Fred and I are so sorry Jim is no longer with us, but we know he is not in pain anymore. He was special person and a good friend, we will miss him very much. We do have some wonderful memories of all of us together. Just remember we are still here for you and your needs. You and the family are in our prayers.

    Love,
    Fred & Myrna Rawlinson

  16. Mrs. Bray,
    I am so very sorry for your loss. I know your pain. I lost David on May 28, 2010. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. I recalled the last time that I saw Mr. Bray and you in the library, he asked about David and told me to tell him “hi.” I told David and that meant the world to him. I pray your strength and recovery from your loss.
    When one has been a caregiver for a period of time, it is difficult to start anew. Please know that you and your family have my deepest sympathy and I will keep you in my prayers and give your name to the church that I attend to be placed on the prayer list. Remembering you, in your loss.

    Mrs. Dwight David Stone Deborah

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