Rodney Dale Brady Sr., age 59, of Martinsville, died January 31, 2012, at his residence.
Born November 10, 1952, in Bluefield, WV, he was a son of the late Bill N. and Norma Schrader Brady. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy during the Viet Nam War, and was a very active member of AMVETS in Richmond.
He received a Bachelor of Psychology from Ferrum College, worked for many years at Fieldcrest Mills, and was a member of Victory Baptist Church.
Surviving is his daughter Andrea Brady of Richmond, his son, Rodney Dale Brady Jr. of Meadows of Dan, five brothers, Bill Brady and Brian Brady both of Roanoke, Frank Brady of Richlands, Larry Brady of Galax, Steven Brady of Princeton, WV, and five grandchildren.
A private memorial service will be held at a later date with the Rev. Dan Schelling officiating. Collins Funeral Home in Bassett is serving the Brady family where online condolences may be made at www.collinsmckeestonebassett.com.