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LAKELAND - Richard Dean Brady, age 63, passed away peacefully at his home in Lakeland on Friday, March 16, 2012. Cause is still pending. He graduated from Lew Wallace High School, Gary, Indiana in 1967. He owned and operated Reflections of Excellence Barber Shop in downtown Lakeland.
He was also preceded by dad, Russ Brady.
He was survived by his parents, Emma Lou and Yule Gardenhire and Shirley Brady. His daughters, Deanna Fertic and Rachel Brignoni, his grand-children Kyle Berlinsky, Zachary and Riley Fertic, Amalia, Raena and Gabriella Brignoni. His brothers and sisters Les Brady, Brian Brady, Denis Hoffman, David Hoffman, Debbie Gerlach, Darlena Propes, Pam Bridge, Paula Miller, Diana Clark and Shirley Ann Duncan. His extended family includes 22 nieces and nephews, 31 great nieces and great nephews, and 2 great-great nephews.
His family will be receiving friends on Monday, March 19, 2012 from 1 - 2pm at Heath Funeral Chapel, 328 South Ingraham Avenue , Lakeland , FL 33801 . This is a celebration of life and it is the families request everyone wear cheerful colors which he would love. In lieu of Flowers Richard would also want donations made to his favorite charity Brignoni Foundation for Pregnant Teens, Inc. www.brignonifoundation.org
He will forever be in the hearts of family and friends. Richard was known by many and loved by all he was dedicated to family and friends and touched many lives.
Published in Ledger on Mar. 18, 2012