Rodney Bradford “Brad” Baity

Rodney Bradford “Brad” Baity

Mocksville, Davie County, North Carolina, USA
Death 18 Jun 2007 (aged 37)
Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA
Burial Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 19977196 View Source
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Rodney Bradford Baity, of Charleston, entered into eternal rest on the evening of June 18, while fighting fire for the City of Charleston Fire Department.

Brad was a son of James Harvey Baity and Dorothy Ann Rogers Baity.

He was a member of Charleston Baptist Church and was a U.S. Marine Corp Veteran and was a Fireman with the City of Charleston Fire Department Station #19.

Brad was also a member of the International Association of Fire Fighters and International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees.

Surviving, in addition to his dear wife, Heather Sue Schaller Baity, are his two children of Charleston; his parents of Mooresville, NC; a brother, James Harvey Baity, Jr. of Statesville, NC; a sister, Sharon Ann Robertson of Mooresville, NC; his maternal grandmother, Alberta Alice Rogers of Statesville, NC.

The victims and their years of service are:

*Captain William "Billy" Hutchinson, 30 years service

*Captain Mike Benke, 29 years service

*Captain Louis Mulkey, 11½ years service

*Engineer Mark Kelsey, 12½ years service

*Engineer Bradford "Brad" Baity, 9 years service

*Asst. Engineer Michael French, 1½ years service

*Firefighter James "Earl" Drayton, 32 years service

*Firefighter Brandon Thompson, 4 years service

*Firefighter Melvin Champaign, 2 years service