WOODLAND – Thomas L. Bray, 57, died unexpectedly March 22, 2010, due to injuries suffered in an industrial accident. He was born July 27, 1952, in Rockland, the son of Biron and Maxine (Hinton) Bray. Tom served four years in the U.S. Army and later served in the U.S. Air Force for 18 years. He traveled the world before settling in Woodland in 1981. He was a registered Maine guide and an avid hunter. He enjoyed spending time with his family, hunting bears with his dogs or just riding the woods roads looking for wildlife. He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Cynthia (Osgood) Bray; a son, Tommy Bray and his wife, Bonnie, of Woodland; two daughters, Jennifer Kinder and her husband, Wesley, of Woodland and Theresa Knowles and her husband, Aaron, of Lee; his mother, Maxine Bray of Rockland; a sister, Betty Binkiwitz and her husband, Bill, of Foxboro, Mass.; two brothers, Bill Bray of Portland and Steve Bray and his wife, Cathy, of Freeport; a special brother-in-law, Jim Osgood and his wife, Marjorie, of Newry; nine grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. Tom was predeceased by his father, Biron Bray; father-in-law, Richard Bahre; and sister-in-law, Judy Bray. Visiting hours will be held 7-9 p.m. Thursday, March 25, at Duncan-Graves Funeral Home, 30 Church St., Presque Isle, where funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Friday with the Rev. Larry Palmer officiating. Interment with military honors will be conducted later in the spring at the Maine Veterans Cemetery, Caribou. A reception for family and friends will be after the funeral at Carson Pentecostal Church, Carson Road, Woodland. Online condolences may be expressed at www.duncan-graves.com.
THOMAS L. BRAY
Posted March 24, 2010, at 8:12 p.m.