Tom Bradley, 82, of Albion passed away Friday July 29, 2011 at Allegiance Health Systems in Jackson. He was born September 22, 1928 in Himyar, Kentucky to Liberty and Artelia (Shephard) Bradley. On July 8, 1950 he was married to Eva May Eaton in Albion, Michigan and she is surviving.
He came to Albion in the early 1940's; he worked at Hayes-Albion as a welder and oven operator, retiring in 1986. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and farming.
Besides his wife Eva May , he is survived by 1 son Doug (Diane) Bradley of Springport; 2 Daughters Brenda (Terry) Fair of Scottsdale, AZ; and Ann Flanders of Albion ; 11 Grandchildren and 9 Great Grandchildren; 1 Sister Maude Custer of Coldwater, MI. He was preceded in death by his Parents; 2 Sons David and Richard Bradley; 3 Brothers Cliff, Press, and Perry Bradley;3 Sisters Iva Short; Meade Fraley; and Minnie Miller.
Visitation for Family and Friends will be Tuesday August 2, 2011 from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. at the ERIE STREET CHAPEL of the J. Kevin Tidd Funeral Home, 208 West Erie Street, Albion, MI. Funeral Services will be Wednesday August 3, 2011 at 11:00 A.M. at the Funeral Home with Rev. Estill Hamilton officiating. Burial will follow at Clarence Center Cemetery.
Assistance with Memorial Contributions to: The Cancer Society is available at the funeral home.