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Robert Glenn Bradford

Robert Glenn Bradford

Robert Glenn Bradford, passed away on Tuesday, May 18, 2021, peacefully at his home in Zephyr, Texas, at the age of 91.
A Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Friday, May 21, at Heartland Funeral Home in Early, Texas.
Funeral Service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 22, at the Zephyr United Methodist Church with burial to follow at the Zephyr Cemetery.
Bob was born Tuesday, March 25, 1930, in Gorman, Texas, to V.G. and Gladys Bradford.
He attended Colmeen Grammar School through the eighth grade.
Bob married Dorene Marlys Nelson November 14, 1952, in Red Wing, Minnesota, and began a life together that blessed them with six children.
After serving his country in the Korean War, Bob worked in the oilfield all of his working career. He eventually built a successful oilfield construction company in Levelland.
He and Dorene retired to Zephyr in 1985, where they personally built their house and shop with help from family and friends.
Bob loved his wife, Dorene, more than life. He was a loving parent and a doting grandfather who held his family to the high standards by which he lived. He loved animals. There was always at least one dog setting next to him.
He loved to tinker, rebuilding equipment, maintaining his property and taking care of not only his pets, but also the wild animals that lived nearby.
Bob was someone you could always count on in a pinch or for a good game of dominoes.
He was a favorite brother and uncle and will be greatly missed
Bob was a member of the Zephyr United Methodist Church and the Veterans of Foreign Wars.
He is survived by his three daughters: Deborah Guelker of Colorado City, Texas, Barbara Lewis and husband, Brett, of Colorado Springs, Colorado, Kathryn Novak and husband, Robert, of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; three sons: Steven Bradford and wife, Marti, of Amarillo, Ronald Bradford and wife, Elaine, of Beaumont and Donald Joe Bradford of Zephyr; two sisters, Sue Davis of Houston and Judy Jacks and husband, Royce, of Comanche, Texas; 12 grandchildren and two great- grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Dorene Nelson Bradford; his parents, Vinos William and Gladys Perkins Bradford; son-in-law, Tommy Guelker; three sisters: Jean Aslakson, Bettye Aslakson and Jodie Madison; three brothers: Vinos Garland Bradford, Gerald Mack Bradford and John L. Bradford.
In Lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to Corinne T. Smith Animal Center, 3016 Milam Dr. Brownwood, Texas 76801.
Condolences, memories and tributes can be made to the family at www.heartlandfuneralhome.net

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