Valdosta Daily Times


August 22, 2013

Ray VanBrackle Jr.

VALDOSTA — Ray VanBrackle Jr., 73, of Adel, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013, at his home. He was born Dec. 11, 1939, in Columbus, Ga., to the late Ray Hayman VanBrackle Sr. and Helen Irene O’Quinn VanBrackle. He lived most of his life in Cook County and was a member of Evergreen Baptist Church. Mr. VanBrackle was retired from Sierra Pine where he was a lead operator. He also worked as a farmer and served in the Army National Guard.  

Mr. VanBrackle is survived by his loving wife, Marlene Rountree VanBrackle of Adel; a daughter, Susie VanBrackle of Adel; and two brothers and a sister-in-law, Dennis and Sylvia VanBrackle, and David VanBrackle, all of Lenox, Ga.

The VanBrackle family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. today at Boone Funeral Home, 1804 S. Hutchinson Ave. in Adel.

Funeral service will take place Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, at 11 a.m. at Evergreen Baptist Church with the Rev. A.J. Hall officiating. Interment will follow in Rountree Cemetery which is located at Evergreen Baptist Church.

Condolences may be expressed to the family online at — Boone Funeral Home is serving the VanBrackle family.

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