Phillip Ray Bradley

March 25, 1956 - May 7, 2013

03/25/1956 - 05/07/2013

Phillip Ray Bradley, 57, of Hendersonville, died Tuesday, May 7, at his home. A native of Transylvania County, he was a son of the late Horace and Susie Phillips Bradley. He had lived in Seattle, WA and San Diego, CA prior to moving to Hendersonville in April of last year. A veteran of the U.S. Navy, he was a Civil Service professional who worked for many years on aircraft carriers and submarines. He was a very spiritual person and attended and supported the Calvary Chapel of Asheville. He also supported mission minded organizations in San Diego as well as those in Western North Carolina. He loved the ocean and was an avid angler. Mr. Bradley is survived by two children, Nichole Alexia Heim and Noel A. Heim; his brother, James Bradley and his wife Dawn; two nieces, one nephew, two great-nieces and one great-nephew and many loving aunts and relatives in Franklin and Northern Georgia. A funeral will be held 1:00 PM Monday, May 13, in the Chapel of Forest Lawn Funeral Home in Hendersonville. Rev. Eric Cornette will officiate. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Military graveside rites will be conducted by the Henderson County Honor Guard. The family will receive friends for one hour before the service at Forest Lawn Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Hendersonville Rescue Mission, P.O. Box 1512, Hendersonville, NC 28793 (828-697-1354).

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Sara & Bob Kellar
8 years ago

Jamie, we were so sad to learn of Phil’s passing. Your mom, dad, Phil, and you were all special to us in the Hunter family through the years. Our condolence to you and the rest of the family. Sara Hunter Kellar

8 years ago

farewell my friend heaven awaits you ; your friend karl

Rachel Connell
8 years ago

James and Dawn,

We are sorry to read in the paper of Phil’s passing. You have our sympathy and prayers. We still think of your mother and you frequently. God be with you. Rachel and Mel

8 years ago

I am very sad that Phil has gone from us. My heart goes out to his family. You are not alone in your grief.Phil will always be remembered.

Don Bilbrey
8 years ago

Phil, you will be very missed. We missed you being here close by in San Diego