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Kenneth "Jeff" Bray '91 August 22, 2011 9:32 AM

Ted Dickey West Funeral Home obituary
8011 Frankford Rd, Dallas, TX 75252 | 972-407-6070

Kenneth "Jeff" Bray
July 2, 1969 - August 20, 2011

Kenneth Jefferson "Jeff" Bray was born on July 2, 1969 in Conroe, Texas and died August 20, 2011 after a courageous battle with cancer and other complications.

Jeff is survived by his wife, Jennifer, and daughter, Charlotte Belle, of Parker; brother, Ben, of Boston, Massachusetts; parents, Dr. Don and Elizabeth Bray, of College Station; father and mother-in-law, Ira and Gretchen McComic, of Plano; brother-in-law, Matt McComic, and fiancé, Allison Kiernan, of Dallas; brother-in-law, Andy McComic, and wife, Sally, of McKinney; nephews, Cole and Brayden McComic; his loving aunt, uncle, cousins, loyal dog; Atticus, and a multitude of friends.

After graduation for A&M Consolidated High School, Jeff attended Texas A&M University, where he was a Life Loyal Sigma Chi and member of Mensa. He pursued his love of the law and graduated from the Oklahoma City University School of Law. Jeff was an assistant district attorney with the Gregg County, Dallas County, and Collin County District Attorney's Offices. He was certified in criminal law by the State Board of Legal Specialization and was considered an expert in evidence. He shared his expertise by teaching fellow prosecutors a numerous Sate Bar criminal conventions. Jeff then became the legal advisor to the Plano Police Department.

On September 20, 1997, Jeff married Jennifer after a six-week whirlwind courtship. Jeff enjoyed gardening, history, all things Aggie, politics, prosecution (which he considered the Lord's work), antiques animals, and most of all, his Daddy's girl, Charlotte. Jeff was an advocate for all animals, a defender of justice, cultivator of fresh tomatoes and orchids, and enjoyed traveling to jungles and rainforests.

Services will be held Tuesday, August 23, 2011 at 2:00 pm at First United Methodist Church in Plano, Texas. Visitation with the family will be held on Monday, August 22, 2011 from 6 pm – 8 pm at Ted Dickey West Funeral Home at 8011 Frankford Rd. Dallas, TX 75252.

The family is especially grateful to Chief Greg Rushin, the members of the Plano Police Department, and the staff at Southwestern Medical Center for kind and thoughtful support of Jeff throughout his illness.

In lieu of flowers, Jeff would be honored if donations were made to any of the organizations for which he had a special fondness: the 12th Man Foundation, the Boy Scouts, the SPCA, the Republican National Committee, UT Southwestern Cancer Center, or a charity of your choice.

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