Jake W. "Buck" Bradshaw
Fort Valley, GA- Fort Valley- Jake W. "Buck" Bradshaw, 69, died Wednesday, March 20, 2013. Services will be held at 11:00AM on Saturday, March 23, 2013, at GracePointe Church, 530 Woolfolk Road in Fort Valley, with Rev. Clint Wood officiating. Burial with military honors will follow in Oaklawn Cemetery. Family will greet friends from 6:00PM to 8:00PM on Friday, March 22, 2013, at Rooks Funeral Home, 213 West Church Street in Fort Valley.
Born in Fort Valley to the late Crystal Ivey Bradshaw and Doris Virginia Brooks Bradshaw, Mr. Bradshaw was retired from Robins Air Force Base, an Air Force Veteran, and member of GracePointe Church. He enjoyed golf and football, and was a devoted fan of Peach County High School football and the Peach County Touchdown Club for over 45 years. The family requests everyone to wear black and gold clothing to the services to honor Mr. Bradshaw's devotion to the Trojans.
Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Clara M. Bradshaw, their children, Dora Faye Bradshaw of Warner Robins, Anita Taylor and husband, John, of Vidalia, and Jake W. "Jay" Bradshaw II of Macon, grandchildren, Jacob Wilson, Jentsen Wilson, Jonathan Scott Taylor, Virginia Leigh Taylor, Jake D. Bradshaw, Casey Bradshaw, and Tucker Bradshaw, and numerous other family members.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Peach County Athletic Department, c/o Chad Campbell, 900 Campus Drive, Fort Valley, GA 31030.Please go to www.rooksfuneralhome.com to express online condolences.Rooks Funeral Home in Fort Valley is in charge of arrangements.
Published in The Telegraph on Mar. 22, 2013