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J.T. Bradley

September 2, 1937 — November 3, 2020


J.T. Bradley

WEAVERVILLE– J.T. Bradley, age 83 of Weaverville died Tuesday, November 3, 2020.

J.T. was born September 2, 1937 in Buncombe County to the late Stanley W. and Zeffra Hyatt Bradley. He was a resident of Buncombe County all of his life, with the exception of his travel for work. By trade he was a pipefitter in the construction business and retired from Fluor Daniels.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Wanda Burrell Bradley; son, John T. Bradley, Jr.; sisters, Myrtle Maney, Nell Kuykendall, and Iris Aiken; brothers, Layne, Ewell, and Frank Bradley; and grandson, Jimmy Thomas Bradley, Jr.

Surviving are his daughters, Mary Louann Ritchey and Rhonda Lee Bradley; sons, Jimmy Tom Bradley and wife Paula and Jay Travis Bradley and wife Loria Lee; 13 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren and a great great grandson.

His graveside service will be held 2:00 p.m. Friday, November 13, 2020 in Ashelawn Gardens of Memory, Asheville. Rev. Marjory Kiess will officiate.

The family will receive friends 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., Thursday, November 12, 2020 at West Funeral Home.

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Past Services


Thursday, November 12, 2020

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Graveside Service

Friday, November 13, 2020

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Ashelawn Gardens of Memory

901 Aiken Rd, Asheville, NC 28804

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