LEBANON -- Funeral services for Mr. James M. Bradshaw, 95, will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 15 at Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home.
Interment will follow at Wilson County Memorial Gardens. Visitation Tuesday 3-7 p.m. and Wednesday after 12 Noon at Ligon & Bobo.
Mr. Bradshaw passed away Monday, March 13, 2017, at Pavilion.
Born March 26, 1921, in Wilson County, he is the son of the late George Robert and Carrie Jones Bradshaw.
He was a 1939 graduate of Lebanon High School, and served in the United States Coast Guard during World War II.
Retired from Dupont after 32 years, he was the oldest living member of Maple Hill Church of Christ where he had served as a deacon and taught Sunday school.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 54 years, Allene Crutcher Bradshaw; sister, Dorothy Brown; and brothers, Roy and Robert Bradshaw.
He is survived by three children: Martha (Ram) Balachandran; Jim (Denise) Bradshaw; and Donald (Trena) Bradshaw; two sisters, Sammie Major and Mildred Manning.
Also surviving are seven grandchildren: Brent & Sara Balachandran, Matt (Stephanie) Bradshaw, Tara (Chris) Mitchell, Seth Willis, Cassie (Justin) Brooksher, and Craig Bradshaw; seven great grandchildren: Jack, Charlie & Mattie Kate Mitchell, Matthew, Sam, Elizabeth and Abby Bradshaw.
Pallbearers: Jerry Crutcher, Allen Major, Dan Major, Roy Major, Mike Manning, William Brown and Johnnie Crutcher.
Arrangements are in the care of Lebanon's LIGON & BOBO FUNERAL HOME. (615) 444-2142 www.ligonbobo.com