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Joe D. Bradley

May 25, 1953 ~ December 6, 2021 (age 68)

Obituary

Joe D. Bradley, 68, Warsaw, passed away on December 6, 2021 at Kosciusko Community Hospital in Warsaw, Indiana. The son of Joe and Bettie (Hale) Bradley, Joe was born May 25, 1953 in Magoffin County, Kentucky.

Joe Bradley was a 1971 graduate of Manchester High School and went on to spend twenty-one years as a final inspector at DePuy Synthes. He was excited to retire this coming January or May. On May 25, 1991, Joe married Kelly Retz. He, along with his wife, attended the Christ Covenant Church in Warsaw, Indiana.

Joe was passionate about being a grandpa as well as being a Chicago Bears and Chicago Cubs fan. He enjoyed grilling at family cookouts and spending quality time with the ones he loved most, as well as spending time at the golf course. Joe was a cowboy at heart and enjoyed reading and watching westerns. He also had a knack for gardening and growing beautiful flowers.

The loving memory of Joe Bradley will be forever cherished by his wife, Kelly (Retz) Bradley, Warsaw; sons, Anthony Wayne (Kelly) Bradley, Linden, Pennsylvania, Trenton Bradley, Warsaw, and Trevor Bradley, Warsaw; daughters, Jaime (Parker) Creson, Queen Creek, Arizona, and Beth (Steven) Crandall, Queen Creek, Arizona; brothers, Ralph (Peggy) Bradley, Huntington, Indiana, Carlos Bradley, Syracuse, Indiana, Phil (Avadean) Bradley, Claypool, Indiana, Sam D. Bradley, North Manchester, Indiana, and Gordon Bradley, Warsaw; sisters, Betty Jo (Curtis) Robinson, Florida, Sharlon (Danny) Castle, North Manchester, Patricia (Ray) Cumberland, Silver Lake; grandchildren, Cody Bradley, Travis Bradley, Sierra Bradley, Jersey Creson, Paisley Creson, Evie Creson, Sophie Crandall, Ellie Crandall, Jasper Crandall, Jordan Bradley, and Brook Bradley. He was preceded in death by his parents, Joe and Beth (Hale) Bradley; two sisters-in-law, Bernie and Norma Jean Bradley; one sister, Wanda L. “Chic” Teagle.

Family and friends may call Thursday, December 9, 2021 from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at McKee Mortuary, 1401 State Road 114 West, North Manchester, Indiana. Funeral services will begin at the conclusion of calling  at 6:00 p.m. Pastor Rod Valentine will officiate.

For those who wish to honor the memory of Joe Bradley, memorials may be made to Wounded Warrior Project, 230 W Monroe Street, Suite 200, Chicago, Illinois, 60606.

The family of Joe Bradley has entrusted McKee Mortuary with care and final arrangements.

To send flowers to Joe's family, please visit our floral store.


Services

Visitation
Thursday
December 9, 2021

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
McKee Mortuary
1401 STATE ROAD 114 WEST
N MANCHESTER, IN 46962

Funeral Service
Thursday
December 9, 2021

6:00 PM
McKee Mortuary
1401 STATE ROAD 114 WEST
N MANCHESTER, IN 46962

Donations

Wounded Warrior Project
230 W Monroe Street, Suite 200, Chicago IL 60606
Tel: 1-877-832-6997
Web: http://www.woundedwarriorproject.org/

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