The family of Thomas Elmore Bragg, Jr. will celebrate his life of 77 years at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 23, 2021, at the Lake Ridge Chapel and Memorial Designers. He passed on Tuesday, March 16, 2021. We invite you to view the live-streamed service on this page, sign his virtual guestbook, and download his memorial keepsake folder to your device for printing.On June 17, 1943, Thomas was born to Thomas and Mary Bragg in Long Beach, California. After Thomas Sr. was drafted into the Navy in WWII, Mary and Thomas Jr. moved to Texas to be near relatives. After graduating from Lubbock High School in 1961, he joined the US Navy and enjoyed traveling to Hawaii, Japan, Hong Kong, and The Panama Canal. He married Kathy Eaves on December 6, 1963, in Ropesville, Texas.Tom had many skills: He was a natural-born salesman and also a talented craftsman. He could make anything with a piece of wood, and a scroll saw. As a magician, he loved doing shows for kids. He also loved to tell stories and kept his hospice aids and nurses laughing the entire time they were with him.Survivors include his wife, Kathy Bragg; their children, Glynn (Kathy) Bragg, Michael Bragg, Jennifer Burt; nine Grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; siblings, June (Stan) Stailey, Carol Ann Trammell, Judy (Jay) Tarwater.He was preceded in death by parents, Thomas and Mary Bragg; daughter, Suzanne Bauman; grandchild Heather Bauman; brother, Joe Bragg.