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Jack Bradberry, 87, Center


Last updated 10/2/2018 at Noon

Jack Bradberry, 87, of Center, passed away October 2, 2018, at his residence. Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, October 5, 2018, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center with Pastor Sherry Harding officiating. Interment will follow at Shelbyville Cemetery in Shelbyville. Visitation will be held prior to the service, beginning at 1:00 p.m.

Mr. Bradberry was born July 13, 1931, in Shelby County, to Ray Bradberry and Margarete Cannon Bradberry. He retired from Bayer Corporation after 28 years of service. An avid outdoorsman, Mr. Bradberry enjoyed hunting, fishing and raising cattle. Traveling was also among his favorite things to do. He was a Past Worthy Patron of Order of Eastern Star #342. Mr. Bradberry was also a member of Sam Houston Masonic Lodge #32 in Shelbyville for 65 years, where he served as Past Worshipful Master. He was also a longtime member El Mina Shrine in Galveston.

He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Billye Bradberry; Son, Billy Frank Bradberry and wife, Reatha;

Grandchildren, Jessica Bradberry, Jacklyn Bradberry, Jace Bradberry and Reece Beard. Also a

Great Granddaughter, Brooklyn Faith Adams, his brothers, Charles Bradberry and wife, Sharon and

Marcy Bradberry and wife, Robin and a niece, Amanda Bradberry Firth.

He is preceded in death by his Son, Jack E. Bradberry, Great Granddaughter, Emily Hope Adams and his Parents, Ray Bradberry and Margarete Cannon Bradberry.

Pallbearers will be members of Sam Houston Masonic Lodge #32. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Shelbyville Cemetery, PO Box 453, Shelbyville, Texas 75973.

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