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James (Jim) Bradford

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James (Jim) Bradford Obituary

James (Jim) Bradford, 78, of Los Molinos, passed away on January 21, 2016 in Paradise, CA. Jim was born in Denver, Colorado on July 18, 1937 to Charles and Viola Bradford. He attended Princeton High School and graduated in 1956. He worked at I.G. Zumwalt in Princeton, Ballard Ranch in Vina and Crain Ranch in Los Molinos, recently retiring in 2013. Jim enjoyed spending time with his family, camping at the coast and rock/gem hunting in Nevada. He was known for the smile on his face and the cup of coffee in his hand. He will be missed by all who knew him.

Jim is survived by his wife of 59 years, Marlene; his brother Bernoy (Claudia) Bradford of Yuba City; daughter Shelly (Larry) Treat of Corning, and daughter Sharron Jourdan of Citrus Heights; grandchildren Holly (Dave) Tinker of Corning, Cassidy Treat of Park City, Utah, Samantha and Christopher James Jourdan of Citrus Heights; great-grandchildren Jeremiah and Josephine Tinker of Corning and many nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Jim is predeceased by his father and mother, Charles and Viola Bradford, and sister Arvilla Chittenden

Funeral services will be held at Princeton Cemetery, Norman Road, in Princeton on Saturday, January 30, 2016 at 11 am. Reception following at Willows Roadhouse, 610 S. Tehama St. (old Hwy 99W), Willows, CA. The family wishes to extend their gratitude to Paradise Hospice House. In Lieu of flowers, Memorial donations may be made to Paradise Hospice in care of Brusie Funeral Home.

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Published in Appeal Democrat on Jan. 26, 2016
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