Samuel Rex Bragg
Samuel Rex Bragg
Graveside services for Samuel Rex Bragg, 73, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, March 4, 2023, at Oak Lawn Cemetery, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Mr. Bragg passed away at 12:40 a.m., Thursday, February 23, 2023, at NHC HealthCare.
He was born June 13, 1949, at West Plains, Missouri, to Victor Eugene Bragg and Mary Louise Abney Bragg. Mr. Bragg was a veteran, having served with the United States Navy and received the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal and Vietnam Campaign Medal. He collected old cars and guitars, enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and loved his cat, Francis.
He is survived by four children, Brandy Bragg and significant other, Paul Dunbar, St. Louis, Missouri, Gretchen Davis, Heather Croney and husband, Travis and Nathan DeShazo and significant other, Whitney Slaughter, all of West Plains; twelve grandchildren, Kory and Kayla Noble, Jaxyn and Shelden Bragg, Nicole Ely, Ruby Snethern and Willbilly Snethern, Bud and Megan Collins, Isaac and Toby Luck and Starr DeShazo; one brother, Victor Bragg, Kansas City, Missouri; and numerous nieces and nephews.
His parents and two sisters, Marcella Day and Debra Collins preceded him in death.
Visitation will be held from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Friday, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association and may be left at or mailed to Robertson-Drago Funeral Home, 211 West Main, West Plains, MO 65775.
Dustin W Mahan
February 27, 2023 @ 11:19 am
Isaac Luck and Bragg family, I’m sorry for the loss of your grandfather.
February 27, 2023 @ 4:44 pm
Know Sam since the early 1970’s, always had a lot of fun with him, miss you Sam
Mark & Donna Pankey
February 27, 2023 @ 7:03 pm
To all of Sam’s family, I always enjoyed catching up with Sam and so glad that Donna and I were able to spend a few hours at his home last summer! He was a character! Always made me laugh! He will be missed.
February 27, 2023 @ 7:10 pm
Victor and the Bragg Children/Grandchildren,
Our Deepest Sympathy to all of you on Sam’s passing. We will be keeping all of you in our daily prayers and thoughts. May God give you all comfort, encouragement, strength, and peace. Sam was very friendly, a joy to be around, and a wonderful sense of humor too. He will be missed. God bless all of you.
In Christian Love,
David and Kathy Clark
February 28, 2023 @ 1:32 pm
Very sorry to hear of Sam’s passing. Our sympathy and prayers to all of Sam’s family!
Vicky Richman Brown
March 1, 2023 @ 9:18 am
So very sorry to hear about Sam!! Such a special person! My thoughts and prayers are with Sam’s family!
Beth Watson Holden
March 1, 2023 @ 2:17 pm
So very sad to hear this. Sam was bigger than life and really seemed to enjoy life. My prayers go out to his family during this sad time.
Jim and Marge Smith
March 4, 2023 @ 12:29 pm
We are so sorry to hear of Samuel’s passing. He was our neighbor and Jim really enjoyed visiting with him. Our prayers are with all of you in this time. Just remember all those good memories of him. God bless you all.