Nathan Ray Brady

Published 3:14 pm Friday, February 8, 2019

Nathan Ray Brady, 69, of Mocksville, died on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019 at the V.A. Medical Center Hospice Home in Salisbury.

A native of Chatham County, he was born Dec. 18, 1949, the son of the late Purfoy Brady and Sadie Ruth Jones Brady. He graduated from Chatham Central High School with the Class of 1968. He served his country in the U.S. Army.

Survivors: his wife, Carol Jean Daniel Brady; 2 sons, Steven Brady (Sheri) and Cleveland Brady, both of Bear Creek; 3 daughters, Renee Marshall of Black Mountain, Angela Scott (Lee) of Salisbury and Michelle Smith of Mocksville; a brother, Gurney A. Brady (Nancy) of Bennett; 6grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; and 2 step-great grandchildren.

He was also preceded in death by a sister, Mary Frances Brady Purvis and his step-father, Eric Brightorm.

An electrician, he worked with Tradesmen International in Greensboro for 20 years. He was a member of Liberty United Methodist Church. His hobbies included shooting, fishing, going to yard sales and flea markets.

The celebration of life service was conducted at noon Friday, Feb. 8 at Liberty UMC with the Rev. Steve Rainey officiating. The family received friends at the church one hour prior to the service.

Memorials: Liberty UMC, 141 Liberty Circle, Mocksville.