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BRADLEY, Jerry 1938 - 2021


Posted By: Joey Stark
Date: 11/28/2021 at 13:18:45

"Southeast Iowa Union / Fairfield Ledger"
Tuesday, November 16, 2021
Page 6, Column 1

Mount Pleasant

Jerry BRADLEY, 83, of Mount Pleasant died peacefully Sunday, Nov. 14, 2021, at his home surrounded by family.

Jerry was born Oct. 10, 1938, in Fairfield, Iowa, the son of Arthur F. and Nevada E. (SHONDEL) BRADLEY. Jerry was a 1957 graduate of Fairfield High School. On Aug. 15, 1965, Jerry married Lea VORHIES in Fairfield, Iowa. He served in the National Guard for a total of eight years. Jerry was the owner and operator of Jerry's Pizza for 52 years.

Jerry enjoyed bowling, golf, softball (slow and fast pitch), and was an avid fisherman. He enjoyed car cruises in his '59 Chevy. He was an avid St. Louis Cardinals and Iowa Hawkeyes fan. Jerry belonged to the Masonic Lodge, The Iris Bowling Hall of Fame and Hope Lutheran Church. His favorite overall pastime was watching his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren in their activities.

Jerry is survived by his wife, Lea; two daughters, Beth (Justin Sammons) FISHER and Barb (Kean) RICH; a son, Brent BRADLEY, all of Mount Pleasant; seven grandchildren, Kaitlin FISHER, Fort Collins, Colo., Paxton FISHER, Kelsey (Jerratt) NORTON, Kyla RICH, Keegan RICH, Sydney BRADLEY, all of Mount Pleasant, and Brayden BRADLEY of Sanford, Fla.; two great-grandchildren, Audrey and Josie NORTON; a brother, Jack BRADLEY of Fairfield; a sister, Ann EDWARDS of Washington; two sisters-in-law, Iona BRADLEY of Baltimore and Dee BRADLEY of Fairfield; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; six brothers, Tom, Jim, Chuck, John, Mike and Pete; and two sisters, Phyllis KELTON and Linda VORHIES.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 18, at Hope Lutheran Church, Germanville, Iowa, with Pastor Ryan Dexter officiating. Burial will follow at 1:30 p.m. with Military Rites in Vorhies Cemetery, rural Lockridge. Visitation will be held from noon to 7 p.m. with the family present from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 17, at Olson-Powell Memorial Chapel (note: in Mt. Pleasant, Henry Co., IA).

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be given to Vorhies Cemetery, Hope Lutheran Church, EveryStep Hospice or St. Jude's Children's Hospital. Messages and tributes may be directed to www.powellfuneralhomes.com.

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