Thomas Jerald “Jerry” Bradshaw, 81, of Higginsville, died October 7th at his home surrounded by loved ones.
He was bom May 4, 1936 in Slater, MO, the son of William T. and Marie (Haley) Bradshaw.
He graduated from Odessa High School in 1955 and worked as a mechanic for Trans World Airlines until his retirement in 1999.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Donald Strodtman.
Jerry is survived by his loving and devoted wife Ruby and their children, son
Bradley of Higginsville, son Douglas and his wife Belinda of Parkville, daughter Sheryle Dick and her husband, Earnie of Kansas City North, and son Christopher and his wife Vivian of Blue Springs; 9 grandchildren and 5 great-grandsons.
He is also survived by 2 sisters Sue Ann Lynn and husband Ronnie of Lexington and Janice Shobe and husband Earl of Odessa.
Visitation will be held Monday, October 9th from 11:00 am-noon at the Kaiser ~Wiegers Funeral Home
Graveside Services will follow at 12:30 pm at the Odessa Cemetery with Pastor Dan Mahurin officiating.
In lieu of flowers, Memorials are suggested to the Assembly of God Church or Crossroads Hospice
Kaiser-Wiegers Funeral Home