KEARNEY — Ted A. Bray, 64, of Overton died Saturday, May 2, 2020, at CHI Health Good Samaritan in Kearney.

A memorial book signing is 5-8 p.m. Friday at Reynolds-Love Funeral Home in Lexington.

A family celebration of life will be 10 a.m. June 20 at Reynolds-Love Funeral Home in Lexington with the Rev. Daniel Sauer officiating. The service will be livestreamed on the Reynolds Love Funeral Home Facebook page.

Memorial donations may be made to the St. Jude’s Children Hospital and to the Overton and Elm Creek volunteer fire departments.

Visit reynoldslovefunerahome.com to leave condolences online.

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KEARNEY — Ted A. Bray, 64, of Overton died Saturday, May 2, 2020, at CHI Health Good Samaritan in Kearney.

A celebration of life will be scheduled at a later date and time with Reynolds-Love Funeral Home in Lexington. Ted’s final resting place will be in the Prairie Home Cemetery in Holdrege.

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Ted was born Feb. 11, 1956, in Holdrege to Floyd A. Bray Jr., and Delores M. (Anderson) Bray. He graduated from Loomis High School in 1974.

Ted was married twice before he found his soul mate, Cheryl Nichelson. They were married July 1, 2005.

He worked at the co-op in Loomis and Overton for more than 35 years. He managed the Overton location for a time and suffered a disabling accident in 2009. He retired in 2013. Ted enjoyed traveling to visit son Douglas in Oklahoma and stepdaughter Ashley in Missouri. Ted liked to bowl and played on a league, and to play cribbage with his coworkers at the co-op over their lunch breaks. He enjoyed playing the Wii with his grandchildren. Ted was an Eagle Scout.

Ted is survived by his wife, Cheryl of Overton; children, Janelle (James) Francis of Lincoln, Selena (Art) Kiger of Overton, Chandra (Justin) Anderson of Kearney, Douglas (Tori) Bray of Ada, Okla., Ashley Carttar (Ryan Caskey) of Forsyth, Mo., and Michael (Angela) Bray of Kearney; sisters, Susan (Tracy) Broeker of Kearney, Judy Fletcher of Troy, Maine, and Rita (Scott) Brummer of Wilcox; 17 grandchildren; and 20 nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Floyd and Delores Bray of Loomis; sister, Margaret Bray of Loomis; brother, Cliff Bray of Lincoln; nephew, Ryan Bray of Holdrege; and brother-in-law, David Fletcher of Troy, Maine.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude’s Children Hospital and to the Overton and Elm Creek volunteer fire departments.

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