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Thomas William Bradley

June 17, 1941 ~ August 24, 2021 (age 80)


SUNNY VIEW – Thomas William Bradley, 80, of Sunny View passed away, Tuesday morning, August 24, 2021, at his home.

A native and lifelong resident of Polk County, he was the son of the late William Bradley and Louise Hyder Bradley. Mr. Bradley worked many years cutting pulpwood. He enjoyed yard sales, working in his garden, and was referred to as the “Bicycle Man”.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Joan Elaine Bradley; two brothers, Howard Bradley and Albert Bradley; one sister, Della Bell Bradley.

Surviving is his wife of 58 years, Patricia Rollins Bradley; two sons, Joel Bradley (Deborah) of Columbus and Tommy Bradley (Alison) of Inman; one grandson, Colton Bradley; one sister, Gladys Conner of Edneyville.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday evening, August 26, 2021 in the McFarland Funeral Chapel.

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, August 27, 2021 in Polk Memorial Gardens with Mr. William A. Mills officiating.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of the Carolina Foothills, Post Office Box 336, Forest City, North Carolina 28043.

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August 26, 2021

6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
McFarland Funeral Chapel
54 McFarland Drive
Tryon, NC 28782

Graveside Service
August 27, 2021

11:00 AM
Polk Memorial Gardens
626 West Mills Street
Columbus, NC 28722

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