R. L. Braggs (Robert Lee), 72, was born December 23, 1944 to George Washington & Gladys Ora Bragg in Hamlin, Texas. He went to meet his Jesus on March 24, 2017 in Hobbs, NM. R. L. married the love of his life, Gloria Jean Sanders, on June 20, 1962, in Midland, Texas. He loved God, his family and music. He had a love for studying the Bible. R. L. enjoyed fishing, woodworking, a good joke and spending time with his family. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 @ Chapel of Hope located at 3321 N. Dal Paso, Hobbs, NM. His son, Royce Braggs, will be presiding over the service. He is preceded in his death by his wife Gloria Jean, his parents, George and Gladys, his brothers George W. Bragg, Jr., Cecil W. Bragg, Willie I. Bragg, Richard G. Bragg, Jimmy A. Bragg, Leslie W. Bragg (infant), and his sisters Ethel J. Steward and Martha J. Houghton, one grandson, David Clay Shedd and one great-grandson, Levi Aaron Braggs. He is survived by a son, Ramey and his wife Cheryl of Colo, Iowa, a son, Royce and his fiancé KaLonna Phillips of Roswell, New Mexico, and a daughter, Jock'Lene Shedd and her husband Joe of Levelland, Texas, one brother, G. W. Bragg of Midland, Texas, as well as 10 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. He also leaves a host of family and friends who loved him dearly.