Earl Raphneal Bradshaw, Jr. 56, of Hahira died Monday, March 13, 2006 at his home. He was born on July 16, 1949 in Mobile, Alabama and had lived in Hahira for the past thirty two and a half years. He was a graduate of the University of South Alabama with a degree in management and personnel and a member of the SAE Fraternity. Mr. Bradshaw had served as Nutrional Director at Smith Northview Hospital for thirty two and a half years and Memorial Hospital of Adel for the past twenty years. He was a member of the Cook County Exchange Club, charter member of the Hahira Jaycees and an honorary member of the Hahira Lions Club. Mr. Bradshaw had coached T-Bat and Football with the Boys Club and the YMCA. He was a member of the Hahira First Baptist Church. He enjoyed saltwater fishing and taking people fishing and enjoyed people and making them laugh.
Survivors include his wife, Brenda Bradshaw of Hahira, two sons and daughters in law, Earl Benjamin and Susan Bradshaw of Valdosta, Matthew Daniel and Sharon Bradshaw of Hahira, one grandson, Brayden Smith Bradshaw and an expectant granddaughter, Ana-Grace Bradshaw, his parents, Earl, Sr. and Bertha Bradshaw of Mobile, Ala., one sister and brother in law, Pam and Larry Harrison of Mobile, Ala., a sister in law, nieces, nephews and close friends.
Funeral services will be held at 3pm, Thursday, March 16, 2006 at the Hahira First Baptist Church with the Rev. David Gordon officiating. Burial will follow in Riverview Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 6-8pm at the funeral home. Condolences to the family maybe conveyed online at www.mclanefuneralservices.com. Martin/McLane Funeral Home of Hahira.
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