Dennie Ray Braswell
1937 — 2021
Dennie Ray Braswell was born on May 9th, 1937 in Bronte, TX to George and Oleta Braswell. His spirit left this earth at home, peacefully, on October 15th, 2021. He grew up in Bronte and declared it the best place to live. He measured a person's success on how quickly they moved back to Bronte. He was drafted into the army in 1959 where he made new friends, won fitness and sharpshooting challenges, and boxed. He married Sharon Smith Braswell on May 11th, 1962, and they had three children. They lived in Odessa for a few years before moving to Portland, TX where he worked for Reynolds Metals. He moved back to Bronte in 1976 and became the beloved caretaker of the local park. Generations of...