Allan Philip Bradbury went to be with the Lord in Noblesville, IN on April 26, 2022. Allan was born April 1, 1950, in Boston, Massachusetts, one of two children born to Ewart and Ethel (Drane) Bradbury. He spent his youth in Boston and loved sharing memories of his adventures there.
Allan attended Lexington Christian Academy in Lexington, MA where he played basketball, graduating in 1967. He continued his education at Taylor University where he graduated in 1971 with a bachelor's degree in secondary education with a concentration in history. While at Taylor he met Pamela (Seward) Bradbury and they were married in 1972 at Highland Park church in Kokomo, IN.
Allan served in the Indiana Army National Guard from 1971 to 1977 while working in the Kokomo area for the welfare agency and other organizations. He worked 32 years for the Indiana Vocational Rehabilitation Agency until his retirement as a supervisor in 2011.
Throughout his life and during retirement Allan most enjoyed spending time with his family and grandsons. He was an avid bicyclist and enjoyed time outdoors and working with nature. He had a continuing interest in history and reading, attending the Indianapolis 500, playing cribbage, hiking state parks, working around his home, playing basketball, and cheering on the Red Sox, Celtics, Patriots, and all things Boston.
He was a member of the Retired Indiana Public Employees Association, the Gideons, and First Church of the Nazarene, Kokomo.
In addition to his wife, Pamela Bradbury, he is survived by his daughters, Jeanette (Jason) Jessee and Suzanne (Jesse) Harris; grandchildren Luke Harris, Jett Harris and Aaron Jessee; sisters-in-law, Jane Bradbury, Tonya (Bob) Carrell and Kathie Sickles; nieces, Sharon (David) Millar, Ruth (Shawn) Rothman, Andrea (James) Durrett; nephews, George (Lisa) Sickles, Doug (Julie) Sickles and Ryan Mann, as well as extended family.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother Paul Bradbury.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, May 4, 2022, at First Church of the Nazarene, 2734 S. Washington, Kokomo, with Pastors Stan Zurcher and Lee Miller officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Memory Garden Cemetery. Friends are invited to visit with the family from 4 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday and from 10 to 11 am on Wednesday all at the church. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Allan’s memory to the Salvation Army. Messages of condolence may be left online at www.shirlyandstout.com. Arrangements have been entrusted to Shirley & Stout Funeral Home, Kokomo.
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