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John David Bradley, Jr.

November 15, 1944 — November 11, 2022

Clarksville

John David Bradley, Jr.

John David (JD) Bradley, Jr. was born November 15, 1944 in Clarksville, TN to John David Bradley, Sr. and Hazel Thomas Bradley. JD accepted Christ as his Lord and personal Savior and united with the Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church. He enjoyed reading the Bible.

JD graduated high school in Cincinnati, OH and was drafted into the Army very soon after. JD was drafted into the Army in June of 1963. He served in Germany and was honorably discharged in June of 1966. JD loved collecting and selling “antiques” and his family nicknamed him Fred Sanford for his “antique” collecting. He was a member of the Oakland Chapter of the Black Panther Party. He loved the Raiders, music, clothes, and the ladies (he was a big flirt!).

He is preceded in death by his parents and siblings, excluding Loretta Porter. He leaves to cherish precious memories to his daughters, Aisha Logan, and Kenya (Greg) Pree; sister, Loretta Porter; grandchildren, Shaughn Austin, Trezney Pree, Evian Pree, and Lamont Pree; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

A funeral service will be held at Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church in Clarksville, TN on Tuesday, November 29, 2022 at 10:00 A.M. with visitation for one hour prior. Burial will follow immediately after the service at Kentucky Veteran's Cemetery West in Hopkinsville, KY.

Arrangements are under the care of Gateway Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 335 Franklin St. Clarksville, TN 37040. Phone: 931-919-2600. Online condolences may be made by visiting gatewayfh.com.

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Visitation

Tuesday, November 29, 2022

9:00 - 10:00am (Central time)

Mt Olive Missionary Baptist Church

1750 Needmore Rd, Clarksville, TN 37042

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, November 29, 2022

10:00 - 11:00am (Central time)

Mt Olive Missionary Baptist Church

1750 Needmore Rd, Clarksville, TN 37042

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Burial

Tuesday, November 29, 2022

12:00 - 12:30pm (Central time)

Kentucky Veteran's Cemetery, West

5817 Fort Campbell Blvd, Hopkinsville, KY 42240

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