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James "Billy" William Bradley

September 28, 1951 — February 4, 2023

Forest City, NC

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James “Billy” Bradley, age 71, of Forest City, passed away Saturday, February 4, 2023 at the Charles George VA Medical Center.

James was born Friday, September 28, 1951 in Rutherford County to the late James “Bud” Walter Bradley and Inez B. Sims. He served honorably in the U.S Marine Corps during the Vietnam War. James worked as an electrician/lineman for many years. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, gold dredging and gambling. James loved his family dearly and enjoyed taking care of his pets. He was a member of Spindale Fellowship Holiness Church.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Billy Jack Bradley; grandson, Matthew Stone; brothers, Bobby Gene Bradley and Jimmy Dean Bradley and sisters, Betty Gene Avant and Delores Crotts.

Those left to cherish fond memories include his wife, Teresa Bradley; daughter, Helenla Rowe of Spindale; son, Kenneth Bradley (Ashley) of Sevierville, TN; brothers, Thomas Dwayne Sims (Lisbeth) and Johnny Harrison Bradley; sisters, Patsy Irene Reid, Linda Faye Schablitsky, Judy Ann Bradley and Debbie Bradley. He is also survived by thirteen grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

The funeral service will be conducted at 2:00 pm on Saturday, February 18, 2023 at Spindale Fellowship Holiness Church with Reverend Chad Sisk and Reverend Buddy Campbell officiating. Interment will follow at Eternal Hills Memorial Park. Military honors will be provided by the Rutherford County Honor Guard. The family will receive friends one hour prior to service time at the church.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Saturday, February 18, 2023

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Spindale Fellowship Holiness Church

301 Deviney St, Spindale, NC 28160

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Funeral Service

Saturday, February 18, 2023

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Spindale Fellowship Holiness Church

301 Deviney St, Spindale, NC 28160

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Burial with Military Honors

Saturday, February 18, 2023

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