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Ivan Wade Bradford
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Birth: Dec. 20, 1934
Hatton
Lawrence County
Alabama, USA
Death: Mar. 10, 2006
Kalamazoo
Kalamazoo County
Michigan, USA

Died early Friday morning, March 10, 2006, at his home. Wade was born December 20, 1934, in Hatton, AL, a son of Grady and Maggie (Canups) Bradford, and had lived in Kalamazoo for most of his life. Wade was honorably discharged from the US Army in 1963. He was employed by Gibson Guitar Company for over 25 years and retired from General Motors in 1999. He formerly attended Spring Valley Wesleyan Church. Wade was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Gail Baker. On November 19, 1965, he was united in marriage with the former Connie Marie Brown who survives. Also surviving are: a son, Randy (Pam) Bradford of Paw Paw; 3 step-children, Mike (Diane) Terry, Steve (Tina) Terry and Rhonda (Mark) Hicks all of Parchment; 8 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; 4 brothers, Jim (Vi) Bradford of Kalamazoo, Coy (Hazel) Bradford of Ft. Myers, FL, Donald (Linda) Bradford of Parchment, and Dale (Sandy) Bradford of Chapel Hill, TN; a sister, Clara (Louie) Clark of Dorr; and many nieces and nephews. Services will be held 11:00 Tuesday morning at Langeland Family Funeral Homes, Memorial Chapel, 622 S. Burdick St. , with Pastor Ray Brandon, officiating. Interment in Riverside Cemetery will follow services. Visitation will be held on Monday from 2-4 & 6-8pm at the funeral home. Memorials should be directed to A.L.S. West Michigan Chapter. www.langelands.com .
 
 
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 Parents:
  Grady Jackson Bradford (1912 - 1993)
  Maggie Bell Canups Bradford (1913 - 1965)
 
 Spouse:
  Connie Marie Bradford (1938 - 2011)
 
 Siblings:
  James Clayburn Bradford (1931 - 2012)*
  Clara Jean Bradford Clark (1933 - 2015)*
  Ivan Wade Bradford (1934 - 2006)
  Audrey Gala Bradford Baker (1938 - 1998)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Riverside Cemetery
Kalamazoo
Kalamazoo County
Michigan, USA
 
Maintained by: WSalmond
Originally Created by: Graven
Record added: Mar 13, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13600743
Ivan Wade Bradford
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Ivan Wade Bradford
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 Added: Apr. 6, 2009
 
 
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