Bradshaw, Bill -
Manchester - Funeral services for Bill Bradshaw, age 78 of Manchester, will be conducted Thursday, February 24, 2011 at 11:00 AM with Bro. Bob Case officiating services at Coffee County Funeral Chapel. Burial to follow in Fountain Grove Cemetery with full military honors. Visitation with the family will be Wednesday, February 23 from 5:00 until 8:00 PM at the funeral home. Mr. Bradshaw passed away Sunday, February 20, 2011 at his home.
Mr. Bill Bradshaw was born December 2, 1932 in Chattanooga, TN to the late Albert and Dora Rogers Bradshaw. He retired from the United States Air Force and owned and operated Bradshaw Trophy and Sports for many years. He was a member of the Forest Mill Methodist Church and was also active with the American Legion having once served as Commander. He was also a bus driver for the Coffee County School System and was a member of the Masonic Lodge for 50 years. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by one brother, Alvin Bradshaw; and sisters, Mildred Gravitt, Anna Bell Sherrill, Molly Jones, and Fran Page.
His survivors include his wife of 59 years, Martha Bradshaw of Manchester; sons, William S. (Jimmie) Bradshaw of Brussels, Belgium; Douglas A. Bradshaw of Hillsboro; daughter, Terri (Bill) Milam of Tullahoma; brothers, Jim (Wanda) Bradshaw of Alabama, Charles (Janice) Bradshaw of McMinnville; grandchildren, Mike Bradshaw, Samantha Marceron, Sarah Deraney, Emily Phillips, Kelly Milam, Tyler and Noah Bradshaw; great-grandchildren, Olivia Phillips and Gabe Marceron; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to The Alzheimer’s Association.COFFEE COUNTY FUNERAL CHAPEL is honored to serve the family of Bill Bradshaw.
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Coffee County Funeral Chapel
786 McMinnville Hwy
Manchester, TN 37355