Donald Jimmie Bray, 79, of Van Buren died Friday September 27, 2013 in Fort Smith. He was born November 6, 1933 in Van Buren to the late Steward and Retha Bray. He was a police officer in Downey, CA and Buena Park, CA, and served in the U.S. Army. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Anita Bray.
He is survived by a daughter, Karin Dunn of River Falls, WI; a son, David Bray of Cedarville, AR; a brother, Bobby Dean Bray of Brea, CA; and four grandchildren, D.J Bray of Lewiston, ID, Aimee Weber of Spokane, WA, and Alyssa and Haley Dunn of River Falls, WI.
Funeral service will be 3:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Chapel with interment to follow at Gracelawn Cemetery in Van Buren, under the direction of Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home of Van Buren.
Pallbearers will be Jeff Dunn, Leon Combel, Rick Wilkins, Steve Johnson, Larry Crawford, David Crawford, Johnny Johnson, and Bill Bredrick.
The family will visit with friends from 2:00 p.m. until service time on Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home, 4100 Alma Highway, Van Buren, AR.