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James M. Bradshaw

Funeral services for Mr. James M. Bradshaw will be 1:00 PM Wednesday, March 15, 2017, at Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Wilson County Memorial Gardens.  Visitation Tuesday 3-7 PM and Wednesday after 12 Noon at Ligon & Bobo.

Mr. Bradshaw, age 95 of Lebanon passed away Monday, March 13, 2017, at Pavilion.

Born March 26, 1921, in Wilson County, he is the son of the late George Robert and Carrie Jones Bradshaw. He was a 1939 graduate of Lebanon High School, and served in the United States Coast Guard during World War II.  He retired from Dupont after thirty two years.  He was the oldest living member of Maple Hill Church of Christ where he had served as a deacon and taught Sunday school.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of fifty four years, Allene Crutcher Bradshaw; sister, Dorothy Brown; and two brothers, Roy and Robert Bradshaw.

He is survived by three children: Martha (Ram) Balachandran; Jim (Denise) Bradshaw; and Donald (Trena) Bradshaw; two sisters, Sammie Major and Mildred Manning; seven grandchildren: Brent & Sara Balachandran, Matt (Stephanie) Bradshaw, Tara (Chris) Mitchell, Seth Willis, Cassie (Justin) Brooksher, and Craig Bradshaw; seven great grandchildren: Jack, Charlie & Mattie Kate Mitchell, Matthew, Sam, Elizabeth and Abby Bradshaw.

Pallbearers: Jerry Crutcher, Allen Major, Dan Major, Roy Major, Mike Manning, William Brown, and Johnnie Crutcher.

LIGON & BOBO FUNERAL HOME of Lebanon (615) 444-2142   www.ligonbobo.com

Messages for the Family

  1. Bill Bryson says:
    Joan and I were out of town last week and were sad to hear of Mr. Bradshaw’s passing. We wish to let Martha, Jimmy and Donald know we regret not being able to come to the funeral and missed seeing them. Mr. Bradshaw was always one of our favorite people at Maple Hill. He has treated us so kindly through the years.