Cecil Sterling Bragg

Cecil Sterling Bragg

Cecil Sterling Bragg, 85, of Charlottesville, passed away suddenly on July 7, at Rosewood Village in Charlottesville.

He was born on August 24, 1933 in Nelson County, a son of the late James Edward Bragg and Rosie Lee (Hall) Bragg.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Nancy Ragland Bragg (1998).

Cecil was a Veteran of the Korean War. He received a purple heart. He was a big fan of NASCAR Racing. He and his wife, Nancy, used to go to a lot of the races. His favorite drivers were Dale Earnhardt and Dale Earnhardt Jr. His favorite place for dining out was Cracker Barrel.

In May 1964, Cecil established the Bragg’s Body Shop in Charlottesville. He owned and operated it until his retirement. 

On June 15, 2008, Cecil met Janice Shifflett of Crozet and they had been living at Janice’s home for the past 11 years. They had a wonderful, loving and enjoyable life together. And he will be missed so much by her. 

Thanks to Ashley and Debbie Lacy of Crozet for their love and caring and the jokes Cecil had with Ashley. He will be missed by Janice, Ashley and Debbie.

Cecil was buried at Holly Memorial Gardens in Charlottesville on July 11, 2019.


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