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Charles R. Bragg

March 11, 1948 ~ May 11, 2023 (age 75) 75 Years Old


Charles R. Bragg 75, of Elyria passed away unexpectedly at home on Thursday May 11, 2023.  He was born March 11, 1948 in Fayetteville, WV.  Charles worked as an assembler at The Ford Motor Company for more than 30 years.  He was an avid member of Cornerstone United Methodist Church where he served as a Deacon.  Charles enjoyed spending time with his loving children and showering love onto his little “chicken wings”, RJ, Gracelynn, Bowen, and Hunter.  He was passionate about watching westerns and wrestling, and riding his scooter through Jamie’s Flea Market on Saturdays.  Survivors include a daughter; Mariah S. Bragg of Alexandria, KY., two sons; Charles J. Bragg (Danielle N.) of Shelbyville, TN., Jacob K. Bragg (fiancé Emily Smith) of Elyria.  Additional survivors include seven grandchildren, two sisters; Barbara and Mary, two brothers; Robert and David, and his life partner; Anita D. Bragg (nee: Walters) of Elyria. Charles was preceded in death by his parents; Frederick and Gladys (nee: Day) Bragg.  The family will receive friends from 1-2 PM on Wednesday, May 17, 2023 at Cornerstone United Methodist Church, 2949 W. River Rd. N. Elyria, Ohio 44035, where funeral services will be at 2:00 PM immediately following visitation.  Reverend Christina LaLonde will officiate.  Burial will be private.  Funeral arrangements were entrusted to The Laubenthal Mercado Funeral Home of Elyria (440)322-4626.  Online condolences to the family may be expressed at

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May 17, 2023

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Cornerstone United Methodist Church
2949 W. River Rd. N
Elyria, OH 44035

Funeral Service
May 17, 2023

2:00 PM
Cornerstone United Methodist Church (W. River Rd)


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