Troy Thomas Bradley

January 18, 1940 - March 12, 2011

01/18/1940 - 03/12/2011

Past Services

Visitation
Wednesday March 16, 2011
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mountain Home Baptist Church
Gilliam Mountain Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792
Directions
Service
Wednesday March 16, 2011
3:00 pm
Mountain Home Baptist Church
Gilliam Mountain Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792
Directions
Additional Information:

Follow Gilliam Mountain Road to County Road 1706

TROY THOMAS ìPOPî BRADLEY, 71, of Asheville, died Saturday, March 12, 2011, at Memorial Mission Hospital after an extended illness. A native and lifelong resident of Buncombe County, he was a son of the late Vernon and Emma Bradley. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his daughter, Annette Owenby, and a brother, Alvin Bradley.

He was a mechanic with Ryder Truck Rental for 26 years. He loved hunting, fishing, gardening and going camping.

He is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Helen L. Bradley; one son, Troy T. Bradley, Jr. of Hendersonville; two daughters, Teresa Medd and her husband Steve of Hendersonville, Doris Kitchen of Asheville; four sisters, Belva Greene, Elsie Ponders, Joyce Bradley and her husband Gary, Josie Thomas and her husband Bruce; three brothers, Carmen Bradley and his wife Hazel, Donald Bradley, Ronald Bradley and his wife Pat; his mother-in-law, Ruby Angel of Weaverville; 13 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren, and 33 nieces and nephews.

A funeral will be at 3:00 pm Wednesday at Mountain Home Baptist Church on Gilliam Mtn. Road, with the Revs. Troy T. Bradley, III and Donald Hare officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 2 to 3 pm prior to the service in the church.

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Debbie Justice
7 years ago

Sending our thoughts and prayers to each of you.

Mama and the youngins
7 years ago

You left us suddenly but you will never be forgotten. You were always our comfort and strength, our rock in hard times. You will be greatly missed but you live on through us in our hearts and minds. WE LOVE YOU DADDY.

Pamela Green
7 years ago

You have my deepest sympathy for the loss of your father. May your special memories of him bring you comfort in these sad days.l

Greg Clark
7 years ago

I work with Allen Kitchen. My prayers and thoughts are with the family in this trying time. May God keep you all. ~ Greg

All of Troy's Sisters
7 years ago

Troy was always the “Brother” that was there for the family.He was the first to let you know your car need special attention. No matter how bad the weather or anytime of day or night Troy was always there if needed.We were so blessed to have a brother like Troy.He stayed strong until the end. Our visits always ended with “The main thing in life is to be ready to meet the Master, because we never know what tomorrow may bring. Troy we will always Love You

Trenia Bradley McSwain
7 years ago

I’m so sorry for the lost of your Daddy and Helen, your beloved husband for so many years. He will be missed by so many. His memory will live forever in our hearts. love, trenia

Melissa Nottingham
7 years ago

Troy,

I am so sorry to hear about your grandpa. Please know that we are praying for you and your family in this time of loss. May God belss you during this time and the months to follow.

Melissa Nottingham

Sissy Franks Holcombe
7 years ago

Helen, Doris, Tommy and Teresa, so sorry to hear about Troy. You all are in our thoughts and prayers.

Our love to you all- Gene, Junior, Sissy and Sharon Franks

donna howard
7 years ago

I will never forget all the fun times i spent at your house as a kid. you treated me like one of your own and left me with nothing but good memories.you will greatly be missed.my prayers and thoughts truly go out to the family. God bless and be with all of you during this time of need.

Mr.&Mrs .Vincent Clark
7 years ago

We are so sorry to hear about the passing of our neighbor, Mr. Bradley. He was a good man, with a kind heart, and he always had a smile for us whenever we were out working in our yard.

Our prayers and heartKXfelt sympathy go out to Mr. Bradley’s entire family.