Jack Bradberry






Jack Bradberry, 87, of Center, passed away October 2, 2018, at his residence.

Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, October 5, 2018, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center with Pastor Sherry Harding officiating.  Interment will follow at Shelbyville Cemetery in Shelbyville.  Visitation will be held prior to the service, beginning at 1:00 p.m.

Mr. Bradberry was born July 13, 1931, in Shelby County, to Ray Bradberry and Margarete Cannon Bradberry.  He retired from Bayer Corporation after 28 years of service.  An avid outdoorsman, Mr. Bradberry enjoyed hunting, fishing and raising cattle.  Traveling was also among his favorite things to do.  He was a Past Worthy Patron of Order of Eastern Star #342.  Mr. Bradberry was also a member of Sam Houston Masonic Lodge #32 in Shelbyville for 65 years, where he served as Past Worshipful Master. He was also a longtime member El Mina Shrine in Galveston.


He is survived by
Wife of 67 years: Billye Bradberry

Son: Billy Frank Bradberry and wife, Reatha

Jessica Bradberry
Jacklyn Bradberry
Jace Bradberry and Reece Beard

Great Granddaughter: Brooklyn Faith Adams

Charles Bradberry and wife, Sharon
Marcy Bradberry and wife, Robin

Niece: Amanda Bradberry Firth

Preceded in death by
Son: Jack E. Bradberry
Great Granddaughter: Emily Hope Adams
Parents: Ray Bradberry and Margarete Cannon Bradberry

Pallbearers will be members of Sam Houston Masonic Lodge #32.


In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Shelbyville Cemetery, PO Box 335, Shelbyville, Texas 75973.


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