Charles H. Bradley, 81 of Memphis, Missouri passed away Saturday evening, February 11, 2017 at the Scotland County Care Center in Memphis.
The son of Estel Floyd and Lily Hazel Ellicott Bradley, he was born May 21, 1935 in Memphis, Missouri.
He attended school and graduated from the Memphis High School. After graduating he joined the United States Army and served a term there before coming back to help run the family businesses of Bradley Car Sales and Bradley Auto Parts.
After his parents passed he decided to sell the business to David Trueblood and served as an aldermen for the City of Memphis as long as his health allowed him to.
He was an active member and attended the United Methodist Church in Memphis, serving as an usher when he was called upon until he moved to the care center.
His interests included following the St. Louis Cardinals, going to the home games every chance he got and attending the local stock car races.
He was an avid collector of St. Louis Cardinals memorabilia, even a lap blanket that he used later when he was a resident at the Scotland County Care Center. Charlie was fine as long as he had his radio and every day he would tune in to the St. Louis Cardinals.
He was preceded in death by his parents
Survivors include his cousin, Bob (Linda) Ellicott along with other relatives and friends.
Memorials in his memory may be made to the donors choice and may be left at or mailed to Payne Funeral Chapel, 202 E. Madison St. Memphis, Missouri 63555.