Charles W. Bradley

August 25, 1927 ~ January 20, 2021 (age 93)


Charles W. Bradley

Alvarado - Charles W Bradley , 93 a retired self employed truck driver, landscaper and Soldier for Jesus went to be with the Lord on Wednesday January 20, 2021 at a local hospice.  Funeral arrangements are at Clayton Kay Funeral Home in Alvarado, TX. and burial service will be at Pleasant Point Cemetery.


                Clayton Kay Funeral Home

                208 E Patton

                Alvarado, TX.

                Visitation: 5pm to 8pm January 29th

                Funeral service: 10am January 30th

                Graveside service at Pleasant Point Cemetery.

Memorials: Townhall Estates 207 S Old Betsy Rd Keene, TX

Fleurdleys Assisted Living 6104 Rendon New Hope Rd Ft Worth, TX.

Elara Caring Hospice 827 N Main Cleburne, TX


Charles W Bradley was born on August 25, 1927 in the small community of Bradley, Texas, Johnson County to John Bunyon Bradley II and Virginia Enola Shirley Bradley.  He served in WWII in the US Navy onboard an aircraft carrier in the South Pacific.  He was a lifelong resident of Alvarado.  He was a self made man who loved his God, his family, Church and friends without boundary.  He was known as Husband, Dad, Charlie, Charles, Paw Paw Charlie, Uncle Charlie, Uncle Paw Paw to family.  He loved to dance and never missed an opportunity to do so.  He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Cleburne and Grandview for many years.  

He was widowed three times and preceded in death by Doris Bradley, Mildred Bradley and Gloria (Jeane) Bradley.  He was also preceded in death by his beloved Brother John “Jack” Bunyon III and his Wife Laura, his Sister Evelyn Martine Bretz and her husband Henry, step Daughter Bobbye Kaye West, step Son Michael Young, Larry Purifoy, Teresa Bradley and his lifelong friend Dan Hill.  He lived his life to serve the Lord and brought many people to know Jesus.  

Survivors: Son Dean Bradley and wife Karen, Grandson Michael Bradley and wife Rita, Great Grandson Mason Bradley and wife Amanda, step Daughter Melody Mendolia, step Daughter Teresa Phillips and husband Jim, step Son Stephen Young and wife Deborah, step Daughter Theresa Young, step Son Steve Abel and wife Diane, step Daughter Cindy Sanchez and husband Robert. Sixteen Grandchildren, Eighteen Great Grandchildren, Three Great Great Grandchildren and many Nieces and Nephews.

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January 29, 2021

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Clayton Kay Vaughan Funeral Home
200 E Patton St

Funeral Service
January 30, 2021

10:00 AM
Clayton Kay Vaughan Funeral Home
200 E Patton St

Interment following funeral service
January 30, 2021

Pleasant Point Cemetery
CR 608 A
Lillian, TX 76009

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