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Donald Bradley

February 21, 1940 — April 10, 2014

Donald Ray Bradley, 74, of Ewing, passed away Thursday, April 10, 2014 at the V. A. Hospital - Cooper Drive in Lexington. Born February 21, 1940 in Flemingsburg, he was the son of the late Floyd H. and Loise Planck Bradley.

A U.S. Army veteran, Donald served in Vietnam in 1963-64. He was a member of the Wallingford United Methodist Church. Donald was a farmer and retired cattle trader. He would tell his cousin how much the cattle would weigh before it stepped on the scale and be within 10 to 15 pounds of its weight. He also worked for the City of Flemingsburg and loved to fish. Donald spent time with his cousins who helped to take care of him and he especially love his little 2nd cousin, Brady.

Donald is survived by: a brother, Jay Bradley of Nashville, TN; a special cousin, Bill (Janie) Norton of Upland, IN; two aunts, Martelle Planck Norton of Marion, IN, and Barbara Planck of Lighthouse Point, FL; and numerous other cousins. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Stevie Bradley.

Funeral services will be 1:00 pm Monday, April 14, 2014 at the Carpenter-Fritz & Vice Funeral Home by the Rev. Bob G. Ray. Visitation will be 11:00 am until the hour of service Monday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Wallingford Cemetery with military honors performed by the W.N. Fant American Legion Post #5 and the Franklin Sousley VFW Post #1834. Memorials are suggested to the Wallingford United Methodist Church, c/o Mary Hopper, 48 Cardinal Lane, Flemingsburg, KY 41041. Condolences may be made at

11am - 1 pm Monday, April 14, 2014
Carpenter-Fritz & Vice Funeral Home

1:00 pm Monday, April 14, 2014
Carpenter-Fritz & Vice Funeral Home

Wallingford Cemetery

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