Funeral for George Ray Breeden Jr., 77, Decatur, will be Monday at 2 p.m. at Ridout's Brown-Service Funeral Home. Dr. Scotty Hogan is officiating. Burial will be in Burningtree Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Monday from noon to 2 p.m. at the funeral home.
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Mr. Breeden, who died Friday, Oct. 5, 2012, was born on April 5, 1935, in Gadsden, to George and Wilma Breeden. He was a deacon of Westmeade Baptist Church and a member of the Gideons International.
He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Sue Beasley Breeden; three sons, George Ray Breeden III (Cindy), David Wayne Breeden (Martha) and Jeffrey Paul Breeden (Jetta); seven grandchildren, Kristy Smith (Chris), Michael Breeden (Brandi), Jennifer Bludsworth (Quin), Liz Breeden (Tyler Guice), Lauren Breeden (Shane Youngblood), Caroline Breeden and Ronnie Breeden; sister, Charlotte Kennedy.
Pallbearers will be Michael Breeden, Ronnie Breeden, Quin Bludsworth, Chris Smith, Tyler Guice, Shane Youngblood, Johnny Beasley, Paul Beasley and Kelly Morris.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to be made to The Gideons International.
Published in The Gadsden Times on October 7, 2012