A graveside service with Military Honors for Bill will be held on Fri. April 27th at 12:30pm at the Massachusetts National Cemetery, Connery Ave, Bourne. Please meet at the gate at 12:15.
William Fletcher Bradford (December 2, 1953 -August 6, 2017)
William F. Bradford, 63 of Bridgewater Massachusetts, passed away on Sunday, August 6, 2017 at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Worchester Massachusetts. He was born on December 2, 1953 in Houston, TX to the late Frederick Bradford III and Marilyn Ames.
William (Billy) enjoyed bowling, traveling, and mostly being with his family and friends. He travelled extensively, and was an avid poker player, a great teacher and an awesome story teller. He was well known for giving to countless local and international charities. He attended Natick High School and shortly after graduation he joined the US ARMY.After a few years he became paralyzed from a diving accident but that did not stop him from living a full life. Bill will be remembered for his quick wit, uncanny memory for details, kind heart and devotion to his friends and family. He will be missed by friends, family and caregivers alike. You’re free Bill! Soar like an Angel!
William is predeceased by his father (Frederick Bradford III) & mother (Joyce Ames) & brother David Bradford.
William is survived by his wife Sandra, his sons Xavier and Travier, a brother Douglas Bradford of MA, sisters - Kathy Bradford of MA, Terri Rucker and Kim Smith of Austin, TX, Karlene Bradford of Midland, MI, Sharlene Willford of Chillicothe, IL , Amy Lynn Nuckles Of Elberon, VA. He also had 175 nieces and nephews. He will be missed by his best friends David and Mati Boyle of NC.
Services will be private and he will be laid to rest at a later date.
In lieu of flowers those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider Brockton Massachusetts VA Hospital, 940 Belmont St, Brockton, MA 02301.