Richard Efraim Bratton, 72, of Aubrey, passed away Sunday, January 26, 2014, at his home. Richard was born May 2, 1941, in Ashland, WI, to Richard and Florence (Johnson) Bratton. He married Sylvia Brandonburg on October 10, 1965, in Wausau, WI. Richard served in the United States Navy.
He is survived by his wife, Sylvia of Aubrey, TX; two sons, Richard Bratton of Fort Collins, CO, David Bratton of Charleston, SC; one daughter, Christina Christian of Little Elm, TX; two brothers, Larry Bratton of Duncanville, TX, Douglas Bratton of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; and five grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and one daughter, Sharon Bratton.
Visitation will be held 6:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M., Friday, January 31, 2014, at Slay Memorial Chapel in Aubrey. A graveside service will be held at 10:00 A.M., Saturday, February 1, 2014, at Belew Cemetery in Aubrey. Online condolences may be shared at www.slaymemorialfuneralhome.com .
Arrangements are under the direction of Terri Slay and Slay Memorial Funeral Center, Aubrey.