Funeral service for Mr. Harold David Bradford, age 83, of Fayetteville, TN, will be held at 2 PM on Sunday, September 19, 2021, at Higgins Funeral Home with Rev. Tim Smith and Jeff Stovall officiating. Burial will follow in Stewart Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be from 12 PM until 2 PM on Sunday at Higgins.
Harold was born on June 8, 1938, in Lincoln County, TN to the late James Everett and Clara Mae Newton Bradford. He was a member of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church and a Mason. Harold spent most of his life serving his fellow citizens. He served in the US Army and was discharged in 1957. Harold then began a 30-year career in the Fayetteville Police Department in 1966. After retirement, he then served as Alderman with the City of Fayetteville from 1996 until 2002. Harold also served with the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department from 2002 until 2004. He passed away on September 15, 2021.
Survivors include his wife, Peggy Bradford; daughter, DeDra (Jerry) Baker; son, Jeff (Tanya) Bradford; grandchildren, Amanda Joy Steelman, Chad Baker, Kristen (TJ) James, Nicholas (Renee) Bradford, David Bradford, Jesse Bradford, Tim (Krista) Bates, Trevor Bates, Timberly Bates; great-grandchildren, Madison Rhea McCormick and Isaac Chase McCormick, Amber and Ben James, Jake and Levi Bates, Emma and Gunner Bates; great-great-grandson, Dyllan James; brother, Randy (Marsha) Bradford; and many nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, James Bradford and John Bradford; sisters, Minnie Ruth Moorehead and Judy Hall; and grandson-in-law, Richard Steelman.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Fayetteville Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1015 Lewisburg Highway, Fayetteville, TN 37334.
Higgins Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Mr. Harold Bradford