William BradburyNovember 14, 1934 ~ September 26, 2017 (age 82)
W.F. “Bill” Bradbury went to be with his Lord and Savior on September 26, 2017, with his loving family by his side. He was born in Waller, Texas, on November 14, 1934, and lived his life in Baytown, Texas. A proud Robert E. Lee Gander, who played in the state football championship game, graduated from Lee High School in 1952.
He was involved in his community and church. Bill loved God, his family, the outdoors, and his country. He was a faithful member of Memorial Baptist Church. After retiring from years of working in corporate sales, he spent his retirement years as a volunteer with Habitat for Humanity in Baytown and traveling. Bill received the honor of being one of Baytown’s Unsung Heroes in 1996. He will be deeply missed by his family who he led with love and faith.
Bill is preceded in death by parents, Alfred and Herminnia “Babe” Bradbury; and brother, Ray C. Bradbury.
He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Evelyn Mitchell Bradbury; their two daughters, Ronda Brewer and husband, Jim, and Karen Evans and husband, Jimmy; grandsons, Gabe Hawthorne and wife, Amber, Matthew Brewer and Eric Brewer; great grandchildren, Hayden and Hailey Hawthorne, Megan and Zoe Evans; and sister, Johny Bradbury Sorensen and husband, Bob Sorensen, and their sons, Robert and wife, Julie, Jared and wife, Laurel, and Joel and wife, Kellie, and their families.
Bill will always be remembered with great love and respect. The family wishes to extend appreciation to the special loving care givers who supported Bill and his family.
A visitation will be held at Crespo & Jirrels Funeral Home on Saturday, September 30, 2017, from 10am-11am. A memorial service will follow in the Chapel of Crespo and Jirrels at 11am, with Will King officiating. Burial will follow at Memory Gardens Cemetery.
Honoring the family as pallbearers are Gabe Hawthorne, Hayden Hawthorne, Matt Brewer, Eric Brewer, Robert Sorensen, Jared Sorensen, Joel Sorensen, and Wesley Mitchell.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggest donations be made to the Alzheimer’s Association at www.alz.org .