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Michael Grayson

April 6, 1988 ~ September 11, 2022 (age 34) 34 Years Old

Michael Grayson Obituary

James Michael “Kid” Grayson, 34, of Smyrna, SC passed away on Sunday, September 11, 2022.

The family will receive friends from 3-4 pm on Wednesday, September 14, 2022 at Bratton Funeral Home, 1455 Filbert Hwy York, SC 29745. A memorial service celebrating Michael’s life will be held at 4 pm Wednesday at Bratton Funeral Home’s chapel with Reverend Danny Sexton officiating.

Michael was born on April 6, 1988 in York County. He graduated from York Comprehensive High School class of 2006 and worked as a devoted pipe welder. He was an avid fisherman and hunter and was a talented guitar player.

Michael is survived by his daughters Braylee and Kaylee Grayson; former wife, Brandi Buckley, father James “Jimmy” Grayson (Lisa), mother Jaye Dawkins Grayson (Butch); brothers, Tom Grayson (Rita), and Hunter Grayson (Hunter Neely); paternal grandmother, Sarah Grayson, maternal grandmother, Joyce McElveen; and extended family members.

Michael was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Ike Grayson and maternal grandfather, William “Bill” McElveen.

In memory of Michael Grayson, memorials may be made to Life Shares, 5000 D Airport Center Parkway Charlotte, NC 28208 or to Bethel UMC Men’s Shelter, 1232 Curtis Rd. Rock Hill, SC 27930 or to the Braylee and Kaylee Foundation, PO Box 340 York, SC 29745.

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September 14, 2022

3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Bratton Funeral Home
1455 Filbert Hwy, P.O. Box 340
York, SC 29745

Memorial Service
September 14, 2022

4:00 PM
Bratton Funeral Home
1455 Filbert Hwy, P.O. Box 340
York, SC 29745


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