Ronald Bracewell, 73, of Bunnell, FL., passed away peacefully at home with his family by his side on January 1, 2016. Ron was born March 16, 1942 in Pensacola, FL where he later worked as a contractor and log home builder. He was an avid outdoorsman who loved to hunt, fish, scuba dive and travel. Ronald was a great husband, brother, father, grandfather and great grandfather and dearly loved by all. He was proceeded in death by his parents, Foster and Jewel Bracewell, brothers Lamar and Kendrick Bracewell, Caroline Bracewell (sister), Timothy Bracewell (son), Sage Montoya (great-grandson), Kenny Bracewell(nephew), Mildred Miller(very special mother-in-law) and Barbara Bracewell(sister-in-law). With his John Wayne outlook on life, he gained love and respect by all. Those left behind to cherish his memory are his wife of 35 years, Linda Bracewell, his sons; Michael (Roxanne) Bracewell of Hudson, FL, Richard (Nancy) Bracewell of Marianna, FL, Billy Bracewell of Bunnell, FL and Jeremy (Crissy) Bracewell of Palm Coast, FL, his daughter Kim (Shawn) Bush of Red Level Al., and his 18 Grandchildren and 11 Great-Grandchildren. Also mourning Ron’s loss are his brother Charlie Bracewell of Lakeland, FL., and his sisters Yvonne (Sidney) Hahn and Becky Bracewell of Pensacola, FL. Linda and the family would like to give thanks to all of the Hospice caregivers who came to the house, especially Nurse Elizabeth and my Guardian Angel, Margarita. Also a special thanks to Connie Hayes for all the extra care and support. A big thank you to niece Susan Johnson for supplying the handicap van, and all the family and friends for standing by me. Additionally a heartfelt thank you to my employer, Dr. Hinman of Island Doctors, Michelle(office manager) and all my coworkers for standing by me and allowing me to be able to continue caring for my husband. A visitation for family and friends will be held today (Tuesday) at Lohman Funeral Home Daytona from 5:00–7:00 p.m. A chapel service will take place on Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. followed by interment at Daytona Memorial Park.