Howard Buster Bradshaw Jr.(1965 - 2012)

Howard "Buster" Bradshaw Jr.

GALESTOWN — Howard J. "Buster" Bradshaw Jr. passed away on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, in Galestown. He was 47. He was born on Jan. 24, 1965, in Cambridge, the son of Howard Bradshaw Sr. and Mary Ann Nossick Bradshaw, both of Galestown.

He graduated from North Dorchester High School with the Class of 1983, completing the Vo-tech Welding Program. While in high school he began his welding career with Walt Breeding welding stock car frames. A very talented welder and fabricator he was self-employed for many years, and in the last few years was a subcontractor for several local companies. Buster was a wonderful father and true friend to many. He always had time to help others and will be remembered for his jokes, laughter and sense of humor.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife, Sherry Kratochvil Bradshaw of Hurlock; a daughter, Brianna Bradshaw, and a son, Daniel Bradshaw, both of Hurlock; one sister, Barbara Dayton, and her husband, Jeff, of Cambridge; and three nieces, Jodi Garvin, Allison Gumpman and Chelsea Dayton.

A funeral service will be held Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Framptom Funeral Home PA in Federalsburg. Burial will be private and at the Galestown Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Coastal Hospice Foundation, P.O. Box 1733, Salisbury, Md. 21802.

Published in The Daily Times on Nov. 19, 2012