Jan. 13, 1949 - Nov. 4, 2020
Alvin Eugene “Gene” Bradley, 71, of Greensboro, GA, died Wednesday, November 4, 2020 at Pine Pointe, Hospice of Central Georgia in Macon, GA.
Graveside Services were held on Saturday, November 7, 2020 at Greensboro City Cemetery, Memorial Drive, Greensboro, GA 30642 with Rev. Wayne Usry and Rev. Dennis Garner officiating.
A lifelong resident of Greensboro he was born January13,1949 to the late Jack Harold Bradley and Ocie Mae Dye Bradley. In 1967 he graduated from Greensboro High School where he lettered in football and track. After high school he entered the Georgia National Guard proudly serving his country for six years. Gene had a longtime career with Georgia Power retiring in 2004 with over thirty-five years of service. He was a member of Grace Fellowship in Greensboro, GA. For many years Gene sang with the Four Gospels and continued to sing for different occasions. He enjoyed telling stories of things that happened years ago and enjoyed testing his friends’ memories. He was preceded in death by his siblings, Roy Bradley, Melvin Bradley, Johnny Hawks and Jeanette Hawks Osborne.
Survivors include his daughter, Renee Bradley Thackston and her husband, Matt of Greensboro, GA; his son, Edward Bradley and his wife, Natalie of Oglethorpe, GA; two grandchildren, Brad Thackston and his wife, Lauren and Reese Bradley; sister, Edna Muse of Winder, GA; brother, Dr. Harold Bradley of Kerrville, TX; several nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.
The family requests that any memorials be made to Pine Pointe, Hospice of Central Georgia, 6261 Peake Road, Macon, GA 31210 or Lewy Body Dimentia Association, 912 Killian Hill Road, S.W., Lilburn, GA 30047.
McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, was in charge of arrangements. Visit us at www.mccommonsfuneralhome.com to sign the online guest register.