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Willard (Bill) Graham Bradley

May 7, 1943 — November 15, 2021

Willard (Bill) G. Bradley, Jr., age 78, of McCaysville, went to heaven to be with our Lord on November 15, 2021. Mr. Bradley was born May 7, 1943, to the late Willard G. Bradley, Sr., and Mary Lancaster Bradley. He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam Era and after returning home from service he worked in agricultural sales. After Bill retired, he loved woodworking and built a few houses and added rooms for people. But, he loved working in his shop most of all. After fighting cancer for eleven years, Bill is pain-free. He is preceded in death by his parents, Willard and Mary Bradley, and his brother, Boyd Bradley.

He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Leila Ann Melton Bradley, his daughter and son-in-law, Pam Bradley Rhea and Danny Rhea, his son and daughter-in-law, Brian and Glenda Bradley, three grandchildren, Mary-Michael Bradley Davis and her husband, Houston Davis, Maggie Bradley and Mac Bradley, three sisters, Pat, Madeane, and Renee, their spouses, children, and grandchildren, his three brothers, Chivous, Johnny, and Buddy Bradley, their spouses, children, and grandchildren, his sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Barbara and Roy Moore, Jane Henderson, Julie and Ben Simmons, their children, and grandchildren. He also leaves behind so many other friends and loved ones.

Funeral services: Saturday, November 20, 2021, at 2:00 pm from the Finch-Cochran Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Brian Bradley and Pastor Matthew McDaniel officiating. Military Honors will be conducted by the North Georgia Honor Guard. Interment will follow in Crestlawn Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the Finch-Cochran Funeral Home of McCaysvilleSaturday,November 20,2021, from 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm.

In Lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Multiple Myeloma Research, 383 Main Ave, 5th floor, Norwalk, CT 06851

Arrangements entrusted to the Finch-Cochran Funeral Home of McCaysville, GA. You may send condolences to the family and sign the guest register at
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