Gurney Ellerbe Bracey, Jr., 83 of Pinehurst, passed away on February 5, 2018 at FirstHealth Hospice House in Pinehurst.

Born on March 9, 1934 in Lumberton, North Carolina to the late Gurney E. and Hazel M. Bracey.

Gurney Graduated from NC State. He achieved the rank of Eagle in the Boy Scouts. He proudly served in the US Army.

He was a member of Brownson Memorial Presbyterian church for over 30 years where he served as a Deacon and was co-chair of a building committee. He was also Exalted Ruler of the Elk Club and president of the Rotary of Southern Pines.

He is survived by his wife, Rebecca Bracey; three children, Steve Bracey (Susan), Laura O’Donohue (Ed) and David Bracey; one brother, Daniel Bracey of CA; four grandchildren, Michelle, Christi, Rebecca, and Joshua; also survived by one great-grandson, Noah Charles.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, February 17, 2018 at 11:30 am at Brownson Memorial Presbyterian Church.

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