DONALD BRADLEY

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Donald “Jesse” Bradley, age 85 of Toledo, passed away Friday, July 20, 2018. Born November 8, 1932, in Toledo, Don was the son of Melford and Elizabeth (Hart) Bradley. He faithfully served his country with the United Stated Army in Korea from 1951 until 1954. He then married the love of his life, Sally Carnes, in 1955. Sadly, she preceded him in death in February 2014. Don worked as a chemical engineer for Fiske Brothers Oil Refinery for over 30 years, retiring in 1995, and was a 40-year member of the OCAW Local 7-346. In his retirement, Don enjoyed being a carrier for the Toledo Blade. Don was very proud of his military service and was a life member of VFW Post 9445 and a member of American Legion Post 110, having served as post commander at both. As a licensed commercial pilot, he belonged to the Quiet Birdmen Pilot’s Club. Don also enjoyed singing and playing guitar, especially country music, and would often sit in with his friends entertaining at local venues. In addition, he enjoyed dancing with his wife. People would gather around them at family weddings watching them do the Jitterbug. Don also enjoyed spending time playing golf. Don leaves to cherish his memory his daughter, Kerry Kamalay; a granddaughter, Dylan Kamalay; as well as his siblings, Delores (Dean) Knopp, Robert (Catherine) Bradley and Michael Bochnovich, and many loving nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by a brother, Melford Bradley. A celebration of Don’s life was held Tuesday, July 24, at the Allore Chapel- Martenson Family of Funeral Homes, 203 East Elm Avenue, Monroe, Michigan. Military honors and funeral service were held at 6 p.m. Burial was next to his wife at Ottawa Hills Memorial Park. Memorial contribution in honor of Don may be made to American Legion Post 110. For more information, to send a floral arrangement or to leave an online condolence, please visit www. allore.com.

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