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Ray Bradshaw

Ray Bradshaw

Posted: Tuesday, October 7, 2008 7:33 pm

 The Messenger. 10.07.08

Ray Cleveland Bradshaw, 52, of Rives died 4 p.m. Oct. 6, 2008, at his home.

Services will be conducted 2 p.m. Wednesday at Dilday Funeral Home in Union City, with the Revs. Mike Autry and Daniel Woodruff officiating. Burial will follow in Berea Cemetery in Rives.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home 5-8 p.m. today.

Pallbearers will be Donnavun Burnett, Carl Lewis, Mark Murphy, Stan Watson, Bill Reynolds and Eric Halford. Honorary pallbearers will be Jimmy Childress, Danny Petty, Justin McCullouga, Travis McCullouga, Brian Tatum, Michael Bramlett and Danny Bramlett.

He was born Aug. 25, 1956, in St. Louis, son of the late Grover Cleveland and Mary Louis (Sampson) Bradshaw. He married the former Debra Haynes May 24, 1989. She survives. He was a carpenter and a member of House of Prayer Pentecostal Church in Fulton.

Survivors also include his son and daughter-in-law, Thomas and Courtni Slove of Kenton; his daughter, Ashley Lewis of South Fulton; three grandchildren, Hailey Slove and Dylan Muzzall, both of Kenton, and Arin Lewis of South Fulton; three sisters, Betty Andrews of Union City, Gail Tatum of Dyersburg and Helen Eggleston of Youngstown, Pa.; and his brother, Ronnie Bradshaw of Troy.

He was also preceded in death by his brother, Randy Bradshaw.

To view the DVD that is an online tribute, or to leave messages of condolence for the family, visit the funeral home Web site at www.dilday.com.

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