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Mr. Thomas (Tom) R. Bradshaw, 79, Burkesville, KY (1935-2015)

He was of Christian faith and was an Equipment Operator for the Kentucky Department of Transportation. He was a native of Cumberland County, KY, born the son of Vesta Marshall & Helena Martin Bradshaw. He was the widower of Nettie Scott Bradshaw. He leaves 31 direct living descendants spanning three generations
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Mr. Thomas "Tom" Ralph Bradshaw, Sr., age 79, of Burkesville, Kentucky, passed away on Saturday, January 24, 2015 at Cumberland County Hospital in Burkesville, Kentucky.

Funeral Services will be conducted on Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at 2pmCT, in the Memory Chapel of Norris-New Funeral Home, 601 N Main Street, Burkesville, KY, with Bro. Gary Cash officiating. Burial will be in the Dutch Creek Cemetery in Cumberland County, Kentucky. The family will receive friends from 6pmCT Monday, January 26, 2015 until the funeral hour on Tuesday.

Mr. Thomas (Tom) Ralph Bradshaw, 79, Burkesville, KY (1935-2015)

He was born in Indiana on Friday, March 1, 1935, the son of Vesta Marshall and Helena Martin Bradshaw. He died Saturday, January 24, 2015, in Burkesville, Cumberland County, KY, at the age of 79 years, 10 months, and 23 days.

He was of Christian faith and was an Equipment Operator for the Kentucky Department of Transportation.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Nettie Scott Bradshaw, his siblings, Elsie, Ethel, Claude, John, Mildred, Robert and his grandson, Bradley Bradshaw.

He is survived by the following:
  • His children: Ellen R. (David) Robinson of McMinnville, Tennessee; Sandy (Kenny) Rhinehart of Edmonton, Kentucky; Roger Bradshaw of Burkesville, Kentucky; Sandy (Frank) Newby of McMinnville, Tennessee; Deeanna (Brian Hopkins) Bradshaw of Burkesville, Kentucky; and Thomas Jr. (Margaret) Bradshaw of Burkesville, Kentucky
  • His brother: Clayton Bradshaw

  • His grandchildren: Linette, Misty, Teresa, E. T., Wayne, Michael, Brandon, Nelissia, and Jeremiah

  • Sixteen great-grandchildren

  • And special friends: "Tom's Angels", Rosiland "Roz" Hunter, Sherry Houchens and Yovonna Estes.
Send a condolence to the family of Mr.Thomas (Tom) Ralph Bradshaw

Norris-New Funeral Home, 609 N Main Street, Burkesville, Kentucky is honored to be in charge of funeral arrangements.

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