Joseph Henry Bradford

Born in Nashville, TN on December 24, 1939

Departed on September 14, 2020 and resided in Gallatin, TN

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Mr. Joseph “Joe” Henry Bradford, 80, of Gallatin, passed away peacefully on September 14, 2020. He was born on December 24, 1939 in Nashville, TN to the late Henry Bradford and Francis Brown. He is preceded in death by son, Trent Jordan Bradford.

Joe, known to be a real jokester. He loved his family, loved being a member of FBC, loved golf and all things sports. He looked forward to attending the Masters golf tournament each year. When he was not golfing, after retirement, he loved watching his grandchildren grow and participate in activities in FL. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and friend to many and will be truly missed.

Joe is survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Linda Chandler Bradford; children, Chris Bradford and Jodi (Kirk) Foster; grandchildren, Kennedy and Oakley; brother, Ed (Jan) Bradford; sisters, Marie Clark and Susan (Gerald) Fuqua; brother at heart, Aubrey Gregory.

A memorial service will be held 10am, Wednesday, September 16th at Crestview Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Trent Bradford Memorial Church Camp fund at FBC Gallatin or charity of your choice.

9 Comments to Joseph Henry Bradford

  1. Ameenah Henderson
    September 14, 2020 7:13 pm

    Mr. Bradford was a sweet soul. My condolences to everyone who loved and knew him. May he Rest In Peace.

  2. Kay Ward
    September 14, 2020 7:51 pm

    Prayers of comfort and peace for Linda and the family. His memories will bring comfort to many.

  3. Starlene Gurber
    September 15, 2020 11:25 am

    Joe was such a sweet, kind man. I want to send my love and prayers to Linda and his girls, and also to Eddie, Marie and Susie. I’m Chicago family and so wish we could celebrate Joe’s life with you in Tennessee. Know you are loved and being thought of miles away. God Bless you.

  4. Janan Dorris GHS '58
    September 15, 2020 12:29 pm

    A kind man with a cheerful heart! May he rest in peace , and may memories of happy times comfort all who loved him.

  5. Chante Black
    September 15, 2020 7:34 pm

    In the little time I got to know Joe he was a nice man that loved his family. May he rest in peace and continue thoughts and prayers to the family.

  6. Mary Ann Watson
    September 16, 2020 6:22 am

    So sorry for your loss Linda and Jody. You are in my prayers.

  7. Jon Weidner
    September 16, 2020 12:59 pm

    Mrs. Bradford,
    We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

    Jon and Geretta Weidner and family

  8. Ruth Wolfe Wright
    September 16, 2020 11:44 pm

    Our deepest sympathy in the loss of your Loved One !! Our thoughts and prayers are with all the Family. May God Bless each of you at this time. He was a very nice person and will truly be missed. Love and Prayers. Ruth and JoAnn Wright

  9. Denise & John Verduzco
    September 17, 2020 10:24 pm

    We are so glad we had a chance to get to know Joe and do some fishing and golf with him. Thoughts and prayers with Jodi and Linda. He will be missed. To your next adventure, Joe.

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