Wakeley, 21 FREDERICA - Bradley Miles Wakeley passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012. Bradley was a Hospital Medical Corpsman currently stationed at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. Bradley was born Jan. 8, 1991, in Providence, R.I., son of Scott and Lauri Wakeley. Bradley graduated from Lake Forest High School in 2009. Brad then went on to join the US Navy, graduating from Basic training in June of 2010, after basic, Bradley attended Basic Hospital Corps School at Great Lakes, Ill., where he graduated from in Oct. of 2010. Upon graduation from Hospital Corps School Bradley then attended Field Medical Training School at Camp Pendleton in California which he graduated from on December 2010. After graduation Bradley was stationed at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center where he proudly served as a Hospital Medical Corpsman. Bradley was an honest, good-hearted son and brother as well as a loyal friend. He loved his family above all else and his country he so proudly served. Bradley loved to play the guitar, spend time with his family, friends and pets and had a great sense of humor. Besides his parents, he leaves his sister, Christen Boesenberg; brother, Joshua Wakeley; and niece, Lola Boesenberg; in addition he leaves his maternal grandparents, Richard and Joanne Smith of Dover, and paternal grandparents, William and Ruth Wakeley of Shelton, Conn.; plus numerous extended family and friends. Calling hours will be held 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012 at Pippin Funeral Home, 119 W. Camden-Wyoming Ave., Wyoming. A Navy service will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012 at the funeral home, with a calling hour one hour earlier. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, Bradley's family requests you please make a donation in his memory, "Bradley Wakeley", to the Fisher House Foundation which serves our military families during their loved ones hospitalization. You can donate on line at www.fisherhouse.org/donations or by mail to Fisher House Foundation Inc., 111 Rockville Pike, Suite 420, Rockville, MD 20850-5168. Letters of condolences can be sent via www.pippinfuneralhome.com.
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Published in NewsZapDE on Dec. 14, 2012