He was born Dec. 31, 1929, in New Boston, Ohio, a son of the late Morton Bradley Sr. and Effie Chaffins Bradley.
He was a South Shore city commissioner. He was retired from the Brickyard (NARCO) in South Shore, a former salesman of Buckeye Potato Chip Co., Dennys Auto Sales and Wright Bros. Auto Sales. He was a Korean War Air Force veteran, member of The American Legion Post 276 in South Shore and a Kentucky colonel. He was a member of the Shawnee Boat Club and an avid car enthusiast and attended many car shows.
Surviving are his wife, Mildred Dooley Bradley; three sons, Bobby (Marsha) Bradley of South Shore, Brian (Kim) Bradley of Wheelersburg, Ohio, and Greg (Lois) Bradley of Lake Charles, La.; nine grandchildren, Julie Harr, Abby Sunga, Hali Crabtree, Ray, Jay, Josh, Amber, Luke and Brock Bradley; one brother, Morton (Jack) Bradley of South Shore; one sister, Louise Phillips of South Shore; and also several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by one brother, Raymond Bradley; and two sisters, Glenna Thompson and Eva Mae Johnson.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, April 6, 2009, at Morton Funeral Home in South Shore, Ky., with Bill Hayden officiating. Burial will be in Siloam Cemetery in South Shore, with military graveside rites by James Flannery American Legion Post 276.
Friends may call at the funeral home Sunday after 5 p.m..
Memorial contributions can be made to the Honor Guard of James Flannery American Legion in South Shore or to the First Christian Church in South Shore.