A private memorial gathering will be held for Mr. Bradley, 74, of Nashville.
Born in Lebanon to the late Leonard K. Bradley, Sr. and Mary Ann Bryan Bradley, he died Monday, June 22, 2015 in Nashville.
Mr. Bradley worked for 28 years in state government career as a senior policy assistant to three Tennessee governors, served as deputy commissioner of human services and vice chancellor of the State University and Community College System of Tennessee.
After retiring from state service in 1996, Bradley lectured in public policy and government for five years at Tusculum College, where he was director of the Institute for Public Leadership and Policy, and nine years at Vanderbilt University's Peabody College.
He retired from teaching in 2010.
Survivors include: children Timothy Bradley (Susan) of Norcross, GA and Alice Sanders of Old Hickory; their mother Sue Walls Bradley of Hermitage; and grandchildren.
Burial will be at the Bryan Cemetery on Greenwood Road.
Nashville's Eastland Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.