Donald Hugh Bragg, 88, of the Gladesville community, passed away Thursday, June 2, 2022, at Preston Memorial Hospital in Kingwood.
He was born in Clarksburg, WV on July 6, 1933, a son of the late H.M. Bragg and Sarah (Cross) Bragg.
After graduating from Morgantown High School, Don served his country during the Korean Conflict in the US Army where he was attached to an Intelligence unit. After returning home from the service, he started with the Laborer's International Union, Local # 379 and proudly worked on many projects and buildings in Morgantown and surrounding areas including the PRT system, WVU Coliseum, WVU football stadium, Ruby Memorial Hospital, Beechurst Ave. power plant and completed his work at NIOSH. After his retirement he enjoyed working on the family farm and mowing grass. He also enjoyed the family reunions, watching WVU football games, pitching horseshoes, deer hunting, planting potatoes, watching James Bond and Clint Eastwood movies but most of all he loved spending time with his family. He also was a member of the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Gladesville.
He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Janet (Sisler) Bragg; three sons, Donald L. Bragg and wife Tina of Morgantown, David Bragg and wife Sandra of Morgantown and Robert Bragg and wife Brittaney of Arthurdale; three sisters, Dorothy Dolstra, Judy Cunningham and Maxine Gamble; five brothers, Bill Bragg, Tom Bragg, Paul Bragg, Robert Bragg and John Bragg; ten grandchildren, Joseph Bragg, Dawn O'Dell and husband Will, Heather Bragg, Stephanie Shaw and husband Devin, Craig Bragg, Rishell Sanders, Emma Shearer, Billy Hunt, Bobby Hunt and wife Morgan, and Jeremy Hunt; six great grandchildren, Ashton, Gianna, Harper, Bransten, Hannah and Cyrus; many nieces and nephews and extended family.
In addition to his parents, He was preceded in death by two brothers, James and Ralph Bragg; nephews, James and Michael Bragg and a great grandson, Archer.
Friends may call at the Field Funeral Home in Masontown on Monday, June 6, 2022, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. and on Tuesday, June 7, 2022, from 10 until the 11 a.m. service time with Pastor Marty Turner officiating. Interment will follow in Gladesville Cemetery.
Condolences may be extended online to the family at www.fieldfuneralhome.com.
A Memorial Tree was planted for Donald
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Field Funeral Home