James Bradley

BRADLEY, JAMES DAVID – Of Clio, age 73, died Saturday, June 5, 2021 at his residence.

Memorial service will be held at 12 p.m. Thursday, August 5, 2021 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 404 North Dayton Street, Davison.

James was born in Flint, Michigan on June 26, 1947, the son of John Delbert “J.D.” and Genette Celia “Ruthie” (Plamondon) Bradley.

He was a “True Northender.” He attended Sacred Heart School, where he was an Altar Boy for many years K-11; graduating from Northwestern High School in 1965.

He enjoyed playing high school sports, where he excelled. He attended Flint Junior College, becoming a member of Delta Sigma Nu Fraternity.

He attended Northern Michigan University in Marquette, Michigan. He loved his cabin in the Upper Peninsula. Many good times were enjoyed thru the years. He loved boating, fishing and golfing. He had a passion for History.

He was a member of the Flint Area Parochial Schools and The Northenders-Flint.

He loved his family, relatives, friends and pets.

Surviving are wife, Paula Susan Sarvas Bradley;

sons, Adam Hopkins of Oklahoma, John Paul Bradley, Joseph Lee Bradley and daughter in love, Tess Bradley, all of Ferndale;

sisters and brother, Janet (Jerry) Koryciak;

Robert Bradley, Renea Bradley Horner;

all his nieces, nephews and many cousins; special friend, Linda (Crager) Hathcock.

He was preceded in death by his parents, John “J.D.” and Genette Celia “Ruthie” (Plamondon) Bradley; twin sisters, Becky Bradley Sykes and Dr. Sandra Bradley; in-laws, Paul and Evelyn Sarvas; his beloved dogs, Stoken, Puddles and Pepe.