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Robert D. Bragg

April 8, 1928 - September 15, 2017

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Obituaries » Robert D. Bragg

Robert D. “Bobby” Bragg, 89, of Bragg Hill Road, died on Sept. 15, 2017, at the Barre Gardens with his family by his side. He was born on April 8, 1928, in Waitsfield, the son of Merritt and Hazel (Cook) Bragg. He attended schools in Waitsfield and graduated from Waitsfield High School in 1947, and later attended Randolph Tech. On Oct. 27, 1950, Bob enlisted in the United States Army and served during the Korean War until his honorable discharge on Oct. 15, 1952. On Feb. 14, 1953, he married Virginia Watson at the West Brattleboro Congregational Church. Together, they had seven children. Bob worked primarily as a dairy farmer. Robert found his greatest pleasure spending time with his family and friends. Robert also took great pride in actively participating in the annual maple sugarmaking activities at the Bragg Farm Sugarhouse. He also played fiddle and called square dances. Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Virginia Bragg, of East Montpelier; daughter, Debra Curtis and her husband, Richard, of East Montpelier; sons, Robert Bragg Jr. and his wife, Martha, of Montpelier, Douglas Bragg and his wife, Barbara, of East Montpelier, Richard Bragg and his wife, Valerie, of Plattsburgh, New York, Timothy Bragg, of Wallingford, and Stephen Bragg and his wife, Sheree, of Atlanta, Georgia; 12 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren; sister, Shirley Bragg, of Burlington; and many nieces and nephews.

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