TSGT Bradford Lee Guyll

TSGT Bradford Lee Guyll

Birth
Tonasket, Okanogan County, Washington, USA
Death 31 Aug 2016 (aged 60)
USA
Burial Fort Richardson, Anchorage Borough, Alaska, USA
Plot SECTION N, ROW 15, SITE 790
Memorial ID 169622267 · View Source
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PARENTS: Chester and Margieree (York) Guyll

MARRIAGE: Wilhelmina May Hauff
MARRIAGE DATE: Jan. 1, 1977 / Seattle, King County, WA

MILITARY: US AIR FORCE, Persian Gulf

Record Series: Marriage Records
Collection: King County Marriage Records, 1855-Present
County: King
Reference Number: kingcoarchmc419870
Groom's Name: Bradford Lee Guyll
Bride's Name: Wilhelmina May Hauff
Marriage Date: 01-01-1977

(Source: Washington State Digital Archives, Marriage Record)

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OBITUARY:

Remembering the life, death and legacy of Air Force Veteran Bradford L. Guyll

Bradford Lee Guyll, 60, went home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on August 31, 2016. He was born July 9, 1956 at Saint Martins Hospital in Tonasket Washington to Chester and Margieree (York) Guyll, the oldest of five children.

Brad moved with his family from Oroville to Wenatchee at the age of six and then to Everett at the age of nine. He spent a lot of his youth traveling back to Oroville and Wenatchee camping and spending time with his grandparents, aunts, uncles and cousins that lived in those areas.

Brad attended the Everett Church of God and as a teenager. He met his future wife, Wilhelmina May Hauff, at a church camp meeting near Seattle, Wash. The two were married on Jan. 1, 1977.

Shortly after, he enlisted in the US Air Force, where his first station was Elmendorf AFB in Alaska. He fell in love with the state and spent most of his career there. He was briefly stationed at Travis AFB, California and at Pope AFB, North Carolina. Brad specialized in avionics and During Desert Storm he was deployed to Dover, Delaware, where he inspected and repaired communication and avionics equipment on planes headed overseas. He retired as a Tech Sergeant, having served 20 years of distinguished and honorable service.

Bradford was a lover of all things outdoors, especially all things Alaskan. He loved fishing, camping and carpentry. He was rarely seen without a novel or his camera in hand. He had a quirky sense of humor which he thankfully passed on two his two kids Deanna and Jason.

He is survived by his wife of nearly 40 years, Wilhelmina and by his two children Jason (Leah) and Deanna (Eugene). Bradford was the proud papa of three grandchildren Ethan, TJ and Lysandra. He is also survived by his mother Margieree; his siblings, Michael (Lisa), Derek of the Philippines and Rebecca (Dave); his uncle Lawrence (Lorena) and his aunts Lenora and Mary (Richard) and several cousins. Brad was preceded in death by his father Chester E. Guyll and sister Deanna L. Guyll.

In Oroville there will be a combined memorial service for Brad and his father Chet Guyll held at Valley Christian Fellowship on Saturday September 10, 2016. Immediately following there will be a memorial reception in honor of both father and son.

In Alaska there will be a graveside service at Fort Richardson National Cemetery in Anchorage, Alaska on Sept 16, 2016. Immediately following, there will be a memorial reception to honor Bradford at Christian Church of Anchorage.

(Source: Gazette-Tribune on September 8, 2016)

*Full Names / Locations of survivors have been withheld to respect their privacy per FAG rules.


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  • Created by: WindChimes (John 3:8)
  • Added: 8 Sep 2016
  • Find a Grave Memorial 169622267
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for TSGT Bradford Lee Guyll (9 Jul 1956–31 Aug 2016), Find a Grave Memorial no. 169622267, citing Fort Richardson National Cemetery, Fort Richardson, Anchorage Borough, Alaska, USA ; Maintained by WindChimes (John 3:8) (contributor 49004361) .