Clarence "Ed"'s Story
Clarence Edward "Ed" Bradley, 68, of Loogootee, passed away at 9:12 p.m. Saturday at the Jewish Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky.
He was born Nov. 20, 1947, in Daviess County, to the late Lawrence and Anna (Clements) Bradley.
Ed was a U.S. Army veteran and was deployed to Vietnam during 1968 to 1969.
He retired from Jefferson Trucking after 28 years of employment. He was presented the 2 Million Mile Safety Award. He was a member of the Teamsters Union.
Ed was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, K of C Council 732, American Legion Post 120, and the Fraternal Order of Eagles 2442. He also was a life member of the VFW 9395 and the Disabled American Veterans.
He loved spending time with his family and grandchildren.
Ed was preceded in death by his parents, Lawrence and Anna (Clements) Bradley; brothers, Charles Bradley, Lawrence "Red" (Dianne) Bradley, and Anthony "Tony" Bradley; and niece, Kara Arvin.
He is survived by his wife, Rose (Eckerle) Bradley of Loogootee; children Neil (Mikki) Bradley of Loogootee, Kimberly (Andy) Kaiser of Boonville, Jessica (Rich) Green of Loogootee, and Patrick Bradley of Boonville; grandchildren Jacy, Matthew, Ashley, Brendan, Jaxson, Savannah, Abbi and Makenna; sisters Virginia Jacobs of Loogootee and Rose Mary (Lee) Wilcoxen of Franklin; and sister-in-law Oenone Bradley of Loogootee.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Rev. J. Kenneth Walker at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Loogootee. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be held Tuesday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Blake Funeral Home in Loogootee.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Research Hospital.
Condolences may be made online at www.blakefuneralhomes.com.
Published on October 3, 2016