|Birth: ||Jun. 10, 1922|
|Death: ||Jun. 29, 2007|
George M. Bradford, 85, Mooresville, passed away Friday, June 29, 2007, in his residence. He was born June 10, 1922, in rural Bridgeport to the late Walter and Edna (Hobson) Bradford.
He graduated from Avon High School in 1940 and was employed at National Malleable and Steel Casting Co. During World War II, he served in the U.S. Marine Corps in the South Pacific for 29 months.
In June 1945, he married Mildred June Price, and she survives. In 1949, he was appointed an Indiana State Police officer, where he served for 20 years, retiring with the rank of lieutenant. He was an avid pistol shooter and a member of the State Police Pistol Team. After retiring from the state police, he was employed at the state and Marion County welfare departments as an investigator, retiring in 1984.
George was a life member of the National Rifle Association, a life member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and a charter and life member of the Hendricks County Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 132. He was a 60-year member of the Masonic Lodge and was a past master of Mooresville Lodge 78. He was named a Sagamore of the Wabash by then-Gov. Robert Orr. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, William "Shorty" Bradford.
George is survived by his wife of 62 years, Mildred J. (Price) Bradford; a sister, Joanne Clark of Plainfield; two daughters, Karen (Butch) Copeland of Mooresville and Georgiann McCarty (Doug) Amonett of Greenwood; four grandchildren, Lorri (Jason) Hommel of Camby, Cassi (Daniel) Enkhorn and C. Mark Bottema, both of Mooresville, and Cameron Bottema of Greenwood; and two great-grandsons, Alex and Dylan Hommel.
Services were entrusted to Hall Baker Funeral Home of Plainfield, Indiana.
Mildred J Price Bradford (1924 - 2010)*
Maple Hill Cemetery
Created by: JLM
Record added: Jun 29, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20169693