January 6, 1930 ~ January 31, 2004 Ace Bradford, age 74, died of a heart attack, January 31, 2004 in San
Bernardino, while participating in a racing event. A native of Menard, Texas, Mr. Bradford, a mechanic by trade, had lived
in Salinas, CA for 50 years. He was a U.S. Navy veteran and a member of Valley Offroading Association. He loved racing and was a well known drag racer and off road racing enthusiast.
He is survived by 3 Daughters; Donna Bradford Garcia of San Juan
Bautista, CA Terri Creaghe of Sacramento, CA and Tammy Reavis of Fortuna, CA. 2 Sons, Steven Bradford of Aromas, CA and Jerry Bradford of Monterey, CA; 3 Step Daughters, Tracy Blum of Prunedale, CA, Karen
Nichols of Seaside, CA, and Kim Crouch of Fresno, CA; 6 Grandchildren, Matthew & Garrett Smith, Steve, Travis & Joey Bradford, Sierra Cerda; 2 Great Grandchildren, Kaitlyn & Sadey Smith; 2 Brothers, Donald James of
Visalia, CA and Doyle James of Denver, CO.
Visitation will be held on Friday from 1 to 9 PM at Healey Mortuary.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, February 7, 2004 at 2:00 PM
at Healey Mortuary Chapel. Following services, cremation will be under
the direction of the Healey Crematory Company. Inurnment of his ashes
will be in the Mission Memorial Park, Seaside, CA. Healey Mortuary is
located at 405 N. Sanborn Road, Salinas, California 9390
Published in The Monterey Herald on Feb. 5, 2004