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Official Obituary of

Gerald Ray Bratcher

August 25, 1938 ~ February 28, 2024 (age 85) 85 Years Old

Gerald Bratcher Obituary

Gerald Ray Batcher, 85, widower of Peggy Wilson Bratcher, of Belton died at AnMed Medical Center Wednesday, February 28, 2024.

Born in Anderson County, he was the son of the late Walter Oliver and Maggie McKee Bratcher. He was the owner and operator of Gerald’s of Due West which was one of the largest square dance outfitters in the southeast. Some of his hobbies were square dancing, gardening, woodworking, and spending time with his family. He was a lifelong member of Bethany Baptist Church where he served as deacon and served in other positions.

Surviving are: Daughter, Wendy Bratcher Campbell of Honea Path; Grandchildren, Matthew B Campbell, Andrew K Campbell, and Kelly B Campbell; Sister, Hilda B. Lindley of Belton.

He was predeceased by his son in law Bryan K Campbell; brothers, Walter Bratcher Jr, Charles Bratcher, and Ralph Bratcher; sisters Louise Baker, Doris Baker, Betty Gibbs and Frances Aiken.

Services will be held at 3:00PM Sunday, March 3 at Cox Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Tim Edmonds and Rev. DeWayne Evans officiating. Burial will follow at Bethany Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 1:30 until 2:45 Sunday before the service.

Memorials can be made to Bethany Baptist Church Building Fund.

The family will be at the daughters home 103 Blue Barker Rd Honea Path.

Cox Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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March 3, 2024

1:30 AM to 2:45 AM
Cox Funeral Home
201 River Street
Belton, SC 29627

Funeral Service
March 3, 2024

3:00 PM
Cox Funeral Home
201 River Street
Belton, SC 29627

Burial Following Service
March 3, 2024

Bethany Baptist Church Cemetery
1632 Bethany Church Road
Belton, SC 29627


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