Richard Cannie Bradshaw
Richard Cannie Bradshaw
  • April 11, 1927 - June 23, 2017
  • Alexis, North Carolina

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Richard C. Bradshaw passed away peacefully at home on Friday, June 23, 2017. He was born in Lincoln County on April 11, 1927 to the late C. R. and Minnie (Wentz) Bradshaw, but lived most of his life in Alexis. Richard was a veteran of the United States Navy. He retired from Burlington Industries and later from the United States Postal Service where he was Postmaster of Alexis for many years. Richard had always been an active member of Alexis Baptist Church where he served as treasurer for over 20 years and also as a deacon.

Richard is survived by two daughters, Becky Clemmer and Penny Gilreath both of Alexis; one grandson, Braxton Homesley and wife Christina of Stanley; two great-granddaughters, Penny and Serenity Homesley of Stanley.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Thelma Clippard Bradshaw and all his brothers and sisters, Ivery Bradshaw, Penn Bradshaw, Roy Bradshaw, Annie Thompson, Louise Hager, Gaynell Abernathy and Nettie Sadler.

A celebration of his life will be held at 3:00 PM, Monday, June 26, 2017 at Alexis Baptist Church. Reverend Sandy Marks will preside. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 2:00 - 3:00 P.M. prior to the service at the church.

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Carothers Funeral Home, Stanley is serving the Bradshaw family.