John Aday Bradford was born, the youngest of twelve children, September 28, 1918 to David Crocket Bradford and his wife, Maggie in Eglantine, Arkansas. He passed from this earth on Monday, November 21, 2016. He was preceded in death by his parents and all of his siblings.
He leaves his wife, Eulene, of 70 years. Three families were created in his wake, son, John and Sharon Bradford of Damascus, their two children, Jonna and Scott Moore with greats, Dylan, Randi Don and Rhett, son, Don and Shannon Bradford with three children Madison, McKenna and Maddox, son, Gary and Becky Bradford of Damascus, their children, Tonya Force and her daughter, Maggie, Greg and Kinsey Bradford with their girls, Tucker and Ellis, son, Bruce and Cindy Bradford of Plumerville ; with their children, John Price and Erin, and their boys, Price and Drake, Cody Bradford , Miranda and Joey Potts.
After serving in World War II and being held as a German POW for 14 months he returned home to work until he could no longer do so.
He was a constant member of the church of Christ that met in Damascus.
For those who would prefer to send a memorial in place of flowers the family asks they be made to: the Southern Christian Home in Morrilton, a charity John supported all of his adult life.
The family would like to offer a special thank you to the Greenbrier Nursing and Rehabilitation Center for their generous care.
Pallbearer: Jonna and Scott Moore, Don and Shannon Bradford, Tonya Force, Greg and Kinsey Bradford, John Price and Erin Bradford, Cody Bradford and Miranda and Joey Potts.
Visitation will be held from 12:00-1:30pm and Funeral Service will follow at 1:30pm Friday, November 25, 2016 at Greenbrier Church of Christ with John Carey and grandchildren officiating. Interment will follow at Bee Branch Cemetery with U.S. Military Honors.
Online guestbook: www.rollerfuneralhomes.com/greenbrier
Roller-McNutt Funeral Home
115 S Broadview St
Greenbrier, AR 72058
Published in The Log Cabin Democrat on Nov. 23, 2016