Mr. William McKinnley “Bill” Bradshaw, age 96, a resident of Rockwood, Tennessee passed away Sunday, September 7, 2014 at The Bridge at Rockwood. He was born July 11, 1918 in Rockwood, Tennessee to John Bradshaw and Gertrude Tubb Bradshaw. Mr. Bradshaw was a retired Carpenter in the bridge building industry and was of the Church of God faith. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and flower gardening. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Bertha Mae Ashbrook Bradshaw; son, William Franklin Bradshaw, Jr.; grandson, Matthew Keys; sisters, Nell Bradshaw, Edith Reese, Vida Bryant, and Myrtle Hill; and brother, Roy Bradshaw.
Daughter: Shirley Reed of Smyrna, TN
Daughter-in-law: Vivian Bradshaw of Rockwood, TN
Grandchildren: Anita Phillips of Smyrna, TN
Donna Douglas & husband, Keith of Smyrna, TN
Janet Blanton of Atlanta, GA
David Keys & wife, Carol of Rockwood, TN
Great Grandchildren: Aaron Phillips of Smyrna, TN
Adam Rose of Smyrna, TN
Amy Rose of Knoxville, TN
Beverly Keys of Rockwood, TN
Great-Great Grandchildren: Addison Rose
Nephew: Roy Morlock of Nashville, TN
Niece: Sandy Robertson of Rockwood, TN
And brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law; and several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends Tuesday, September 9, 2014 from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at the Evans Mortuary. Funeral services will follow on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. from the Chapel of Evans Mortuary with Rev. Charles Kelley officiating. Graveside services and interment will immediately follow in the Odd Fellows Cemetery in Rockwood