It is with deep sympathy and sadness that we are reporting the passing of one of our retirees . William (Ray) Braswell age 76 ,passed away on Saturday, June 10th at Caromont Regional Medical Center. Ray came to work at Mt Holly on 3/12/179  and


Ray retired on 10/18/2002 from the Mt Holly plant.  Ray was also a 20 year Veteran in the United States Army and retired as a First Sergeant, serving three tours in Vietnam.

UAW Local 5285 would like to congratulate these members on their retirement!

Ray Patterson and Reggie Layel.

Larry Watson

 Robert Ellis!

Johnny Pressley

A Life well Celebrated ceremony will be held at 1.00 PM, Tuesday, June 13, 2017 in the Chapel of Carothers Funeral Home, 2205 Williamsburg Drive, Gastonia, NC, 28054. The family will receive friends from 11.00 AM to 1.00 PM prior to the service.

 In lieu of flowers, the family ask that donations be made to the Wounded Warrior Project. PO Box 758516, Topeka, Kansas, 66675 or www.woudedwarriorproject.org

 James Bowen

 Keith Arrowood.

 Clifford "Junior" Bryant

 Janice Glenn