Robert Bradbury Gibson City Obituary

Robert Bradbury

Robert Dean Bradbury, 83, of Gibson City peacefully passed away at 8:28 am Wednesday April 5, 2023 at the Heritage Health Nursing Home in Gibson City. Visitation will be held 10:00-11:00 am Friday April 14, 2023 at Rosenbaum Funeral Home in Gibson City followed by a Celebration of Life Service at 11:00 am with Pastor Dale Tripp officiating. Burial will be at Bellflower Township Cemetery. Memorial Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. Bobby was born May 13, 1939 in Bellflower. A son of Clifford Edward Bradbury and Scottie Opal McCleary Bradbury. He married Betty Wilson in 1963 in Gibson City. He then married Louise Bradbury in 1991 in Bellflower. He is survived by his wife Louise Bradbury of Gibson City. Three children Lauri (Rich) Carr of Rantoul, Jeff (Sherry) Bradbury of Lebanon, Missouri, and Tish (Doug) Jiles of Bloomington. Eleven grandchildren Brandon (Jordan) Ryan, Dustin Ryan, Travis Ryan, Courtney Ryan, Joshua (Stephanie) Bradbury, Justin (Maggie) Bradbury, Ross (Jyothi) Bradbury, Jordan (Brianna) Bradbury, Joel (Hannah Shepherd) Bradbury, Aaron (Jennifer) Jiles and Jacob Jiles and eleven great grandchildren. Six siblings Judy Buhs, Ronnie (Jenny) Bradbury, Carolyn (Doug) Finis, Susie Rosenbaum, Mick (Diane) Bradbury and Randy (LuAnn) Bradbury. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother Scotty. Bobby took trips with his parents Ed and Opal and enjoyed family dinners at his parents house in Bellflower. He enjoyed watching Illini basketball, gardening, dancing, going out to eat with his family especially if it was for pizza. He was happiest when he was with family, he loved his family more than anything. He cherished spending hours visiting with his sisters and brothers, it was like winning the lottery. He will be missed by all that knew and loved him. Visitation Friday, April 14th, 2023 10:00 am - 11:00 am 925 N, IL-47, Gibson City IL 60936 Celebration of Life Friday, April 14th, 2023 11:00 am - 12:00 pm 925 N, IL-47, Gibson City IL 60936
May 13, 1939 - April 5, 202305/13/193904/05/2023
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Robert Dean Bradbury, 83, of Gibson City peacefully passed away at 8:28 am Wednesday April 5, 2023 at the Heritage Health Nursing Home in Gibson City. Visitation will be held 10:00-11:00 am Friday April 14, 2023 at Rosenbaum Funeral Home in Gibson City followed by a Celebration of Life Service at 11:00 am with Pastor Dale Tripp officiating. Burial will be at Bellflower Township Cemetery. Memorial Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. Bobby was born May 13, 1939 in Bellflower. A son of Clifford Edward Bradbury and Scottie Opal McCleary Bradbury. He married Betty Wilson in 1963 in Gibson City. He then married Louise Bradbury in 1991 in Bellflower. He is survived by his wife Louise Bradbury of Gibson City. Three children Lauri (Rich) Carr of Rantoul, Jeff (Sherry) Bradbury of Lebanon, Missouri, and Tish (Doug) Jiles of Bloomington. Eleven grandchildren Brandon (Jordan) Ryan, Dustin Ryan, Travis Ryan, Courtney Ryan, Joshua (Stephanie) Bradbury, Justin (Maggie) Bradbury, Ross (Jyothi) Bradbury, Jordan (Brianna) Bradbury, Joel (Hannah Shepherd) Bradbury, Aaron (Jennifer) Jiles and Jacob Jiles and eleven great grandchildren. Six siblings Judy Buhs, Ronnie (Jenny) Bradbury, Carolyn (Doug) Finis, Susie Rosenbaum, Mick (Diane) Bradbury and Randy (LuAnn) Bradbury. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother Scotty. Bobby took trips with his parents Ed and Opal and enjoyed family dinners at his parents house in Bellflower. He enjoyed watching Illini basketball, gardening, dancing, going out to eat with his family especially if it was for pizza. He was happiest when he was with family, he loved his family more than anything. He cherished spending hours visiting with his sisters and brothers, it was like winning the lottery. He will be missed by all that knew and loved him. Visitation Friday, April 14th, 2023 10:00 am - 11:00 am 925 N, IL-47, Gibson City IL 60936 Celebration of Life Friday, April 14th, 2023 11:00 am - 12:00 pm 925 N, IL-47, Gibson City IL 60936

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