Melvin Eugene Bradley
Melvin Eugene Bradley

February 1, 1933 - November 6, 2018
Born in Richmond VA
Resided in Richmond, VA
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Melvin Eugene Bradley, 85, of Richmond, VA was called home to be with the Lord on November 06, 2018. He was preceded in death by his mother, Dorothy Williams and step-father Richard “Sonny” Williams. Melvin was a loving and devoted husband, father and grandfather. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Barbara M. Bradley, daughter’s Sherry Coleman (Gary) and Paula Bradley (Randy); grandchildren Candice Skeens and Justin Chavis; great grandchildren Grant Skeens and Kynslee Chavis. Melvin is also survived by his sisters Dorothy Hall, Katholeen Beck, Margaret Rivenbark; brother David Bradley, and his devoted “furry” companion Sassy; many nieces and nephews and numerous extended family and friends. A special Thank you to devoted friends Dee Reed and Bubba Carr. Melvin was a Nascar veteran and started racing in 1954 in VA, NC and MD. He had a short stent in the Grand National series in 1962. “Mel” had many victories in his career. He gained respect from the other drivers and was very thankful for his many friends during his career until he retired from racing in 1976. Melvin was a dedicated employee of Southside Glass Shop/ Binswanger Glass Co. of 50 years when he retired in 1998. Melvin continued to stay busy delivering cars and trucks for Sheehy Ford and Colonial Ford Truck until 2016. Melvin was a member of the ACCA Shriners, Masonic Lodge Joppa # 40, Scottish Rite and the VA Street Rod Association. Friends may visit from 4:00 to 8:00 pm on Sunday, November 11th at Morrissett Funeral and Cremation Service, 6500 Iron Bridge Rd. N. Chesterfield, VA 23234. Melvin’s funeral service will be held at 1:30 pm on Monday, November 12 at the Morrissett Funeral Home Chapel. Interment to follow at Dale Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in his name to Southside Baptist Church, 6000 Iron Bridge Rd. N. Chesterfield, VA 23234.

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Cemetery
Dale Memorial Park
10201 Newby's Bridge Rd.
Chesterfield, VA 23832
Visitation
Morrissett Funeral & Cremation Service
6500 Iron Bridge Rd.
N. Chesterfield, VA USA 23234
Sunday, November 11, 2018
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Service
Morrissett Funeral & Cremation Service
6500 Iron Bridge Rd.
N. Chesterfield, VA USA 23234
Monday, November 12, 2018
1:30 PM
Graveside Service
Dale Memorial Park
10201 Newby's Bridge Rd.
Chesterfield, VA USA 23832
Monday, November 12, 2018
3:00 PM