|Birth: ||Jul. 29, 1938|
|Death: ||Oct. 17, 2008|
I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith:
Henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give me at that day: and not to me only, but unto all them also that love his appearing.
2 Timothy 4:7-8
The Observer, Wednesday 29 October 2008
La Grande, Union County, OR
JAMES THOMAS BRADSHAW
James T. "Tom" Bradshaw, 70, of Pendleton and formerly of La Grande, died Oct. 17 at his home. Pendleton Pioneer Chapel, Folsom-Bishop was in charge of arrangements. Tom was born July 29, 1938, to William Felix and Loretta Mae (Knight) Bradshaw in La Grande. He was raised and attended school in La Grande. In 1954, he married Ruth Anne Elam. The couple had two sons, Tommy and Danny. They later divorced. In 1979, he married Juanita L. Bradshaw. Tom worked as a police officer in La Grande. He was a park ranger for Hood River County, a security officer in Sweet Home and also worked for the East Oregonian in Pendleton. He served in the National Guard as an administrative supply technician and retired after 25 years as a staff sergeant. He was a carpenter, electrician and plumber and loved to build and fix things. He enjoyed buying gadgets from magazines and giving advice to his family. He enjoyed spending time with his family, especially with his wife at their cabin in Meacham. Tom is survived by his wife, Juanita Bradshaw; sons, William Thomas Bradshaw of Huntsville, Ala., Daniel David Bradshaw of Moses Lake, Wash., Paul Shelton of Pendleton and Garland Shelton of Chester, Calif.; daughters, Sue Johnston of Sweet Home, Trudie Zemmer of Baker City, Judy Nord of Pendleton and Kimberly (Bradshaw) Wilson of Pendleton; brother, Leslie "Bus" Wilson of Eugene; friend and former wife, Ruth A. Kinnison of Pendleton; 15 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Ida L. (Bradshaw) McCormick; brother-in-law, Robert McCormick; stepmother, Ruth (Hoover) Bradshaw; stepfather, Wayne Wilson; and great-great-grandchildren, Gracie Jo Bradley and Trace Bunch.
70 years, 2 months, 18 days.
William Felix Bradshaw (1911 - 1989)
Loretta Mae Knight Wilson (1919 - 1990)
Maintained by: Kim & Bill Wilson
Originally Created by: Edwyn J. Wilson
Record added: Nov 14, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 44319680
Sleep in peace Tom and know that you were loved by many. Cousin Neva|
Neva Del Valle
Added: Sep. 10, 2012
Added: Jun. 17, 2012
Daddy so often I find myself not being able to accept you are gone because I feel your presence with me so strongly.I love you♥|
Added: Jan. 22, 2012
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