William "Bill" Marvin Bradshaw
William "Bill" Marvin Bradshaw went home to be with his Lord, January 30, 2014 in Shreveport, LA. Funeral services celebrating the life of Bill, 86, will be held at 1:00 p.m. Monday, February 3, 2014 at Rose-Neath's Southside Chapel. Officiating will be Dr. Murry Hodge. Interment will follow in Forest Park West Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be from 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. prior to the service on Monday at the funeral home.
Bill was born on April 29, 1927 in Sparta, TN. He was a resident of Shreveport and a faithful member of Summer Grove Baptist Church and loved being part of his Four Seasons Sunday School Class. Bill loved outdoor activities, hunting, fishing, gardening and raising cattle He also enjoyed a good competitive game of Dominos. But most of all he enjoyed being with his family especially all his grandchildren. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy
and retired from Riley Beaird as Vice President of Manufacturing. Bill will be missed by all whose lives he touched.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Margie Bradshaw; sisters, Margaret Kilgore, Betty and Nannielou Jones. Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife of 68 years, Novis Bradshaw; sons, Gary Bradshaw and wife, Susan, Terry Bradshaw, Craig Bradshaw and wife, Donna; grandchildren, Jeff, Chris, Rachel, Erin, Micah and Matthew Bradshaw, Victoria and Fiona Jones; Jack, Lily, Bennett and Will Bradshaw; brother, J.R. Bradshaw; sister, Bulla Price.
Honoring Bill as pallbearers will be Jeff Bradshaw, Scott Gay, Frank Laurent, Chris Bradshaw, Greg Smith and Mike Green.
Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Four Seasons Sunday School Class.
Memorials may be made in Bill's name to the Summer Grove Baptist Church Building Fund.
Mr. Bradshaw's family extends a special thanks to all his special care givers, especially to Gloria Brown, Dr. Roy Fleniken, Dr. Jeffery Bernard and Dr. Stuart Bloom.