In memory of
Gary Randall Bradley
Gary Randall Bradley Born: September 9, 1951; in Kirksville, MO Died: October 15, 2018; in Morris, IL Gary Randall Bradley, 67, of Morris, passed away at home Monday, October 15, 2018. Born September 9, 1951 in Kirksville, MO, he was the son of the late Basil and Jewell LaVern (Corwin) Bradley. When Gary was 5 years old, his family moved to Illinois where he was raised and educated in Morris, graduating from Morris High School with the Class of '69. He worked as a machinist for 47 years at Aurora Caterpillar. Gary's favorite pastime was racing cars and motorcycles and spending time with his "#38 Race Family" at the Grundy County Speedway. He enjoyed working on local farms during the fall harvest. Gary especially loved his family and spending time with his grandchildren. He is survived by his son, Shawn (Michelle) Bradley of Coal City, and daughter, Becky (Larry) Kane of Ottawa and their mother, Kathy Barry; grandchildren, Austin Mueller; Miranda, Brooke, and Hunter Killion; Blake Bradley; Lexi, Laney, and Kennedy Kane; and one great-grandchild, Ryder Mueller. Also survived by three sisters, Brenda (Jim) Downey, DeaAnn (George) Enerson, and Tammie (Tom Shay) Knobeloch. Preceded in death by his parents; and one son, Jakob on November 3, 2016. Visitation will be held Thursday, October 18, 2018 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the U.C. Davis-Callahan Funeral Home. A Celebration of Gary's Life will be at the funeral home at 10:30 a.m., Friday, October 19, 2018, officiated by Pastor Steve Larson of the First Baptist Church of Morris. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made in Gary's name to the family. Arrangements have been entrusted with U.C. Davis-Callahan Funeral Home, 301 W. Washington Street, Morris, IL. For further information visit the website at www.ucdaviscallahan.com or contact the funeral home at 815-942-0084. Online condolences may be directed to the family by visiting the website.
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