RICHARD DEAN BRADBURY, 76, of Yoder, died Wednesday, March 5, 2008, at Sunrise Assisted Living, Fort Wayne. Born December 19, 1931, in Angola, he was a member of Nine Mile United Methodist Church and served in the Marines. He was a self-employed farmer and also worked at Fort Wayne Metals for 23 years before retiring.

Surviving are his son, Richard Gene Bradbury of Fort Wayne; daughters, Kathryn (Gary) Hemrick of Markle, Pamela (Don) Houser of Fort Wayne and Annette (Allen) McCoy of Columbia City; sister, Peg (Roger) Sadler of Fort Wayne; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Jacqueline Bradbury, in 2000; and brother, Lloyd Bradbury.

Funeral was Monday, March 10, 2008 at Elzey Patterson Rodak Home For Funerals, 6810 Old Trail Road, Fort Wayne, with calling one hour prior. Calling was Sunday, March 9, 2008 at the funeral home. Burial in Highland Park Cemetery.

Memorials to Transplant Assistance Fund, c/o Lutheran Hospital.

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