IN MEMORY OF BHS COACH ROBERT WRAY
Coach Robert Wray was born on October 18, 1950 and passed away on Monday, December 11, 2017. He was a resident of Vinton, Virginia at the time of passing. A Memorial Service was held in honor of the memory of Coach Wray at Saint Paul United Methodist Church, 502 Gilmer Avenue, Northwest, Roanoke, Virginia, 24016 at 1:00 pm, with visitation at 12:00 noon on December 15, 2017.
Coach Robert Wray coached at Bramwell High School for thirteen years and his 1988 basketball team won the West Virginia State Championship. He was a great coach and wonderful person.
Coach Wray took BHS to four consecutive WVIAA state tournaments. Bramwell was undefeated in 1986-87 before losing to another unbeaten team, Paden City in the state championship game.
Bramwell posted a 51-3 win/lose record over the two 1987 and 1988 basketball seasons.
"They shall not grow old, as we that are left grow old. Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning We will remember them.
- Laurence Binyon
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