Dale Bradley, age 65, of Bostic, passed away Monday, June 12, 2023 at his residence.
Dale was born Sunday, December 1, 1957 in Rutherford County to the late Jerry Lee Bradley and Willie Mae Wishon Bradley. He owned and operated Bradley’s Tree Service for several years, worked as a shipping coordinator at AFA Plastics and as a tree trimmer for Pike Electric. Dale loved his family dearly and was a dedicated husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend. He was a Kansas City Chiefs fan and enjoyed watching NASCAR and fishing. He was of the Baptist faith.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Jerry Lee Bradley III.
Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Linda Givens Bradley; children, Melissa Miller (Chris) of Ellenboro, Dale Bradley, Jr. of Bostic, Marcus Shawn Bradley of Rutherfordton, Patrick Christopher Bradley (Mia) of Gilkey and Cory Alan Bradley of Bostic; stepsons, Chuck Duane Coggins (Tanya) of Ellenboro and David Lee Coggins of Forest City; brothers, Clifford Bradley (Rhonda) of Forest City, Joseph David Hall (Sherry) of Cliffside, Ruben Dana Bradley of Ellenboro; sisters, Willie Mae Gilliam (Roger) of Grover, Gail Bandy of Florida and Jacquelin Nunez (Tony) of Texas. He is also survived by nineteen grandchildren and fourteen great-grandchildren.
The funeral service will be conducted at 3:00 pm on Friday, June 16th at the Harrelson Funeral Chapel with Reverend Mike Cash officiating and his daughter, Melissa Miller giving the eulogy. The family will received friends one hour prior to service time at the funeral home. At other times they will be gathered at 1740 Tiney Road, Ellenboro, NC.