Dymond Bradley, Sr., 77, of St. Joseph, passed away Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at the Oregon Care Center surrounded by his loving family. Services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 11, 2016 at Heaton-Bowman-Smith & Sidenfaden Chapel. Interment followed in Memorial Park Cemetery.
Dymond was born July 25, 1938, to the late Edward and Laura (Jackson) Bradley in Arrington, KS. He was a graduate of Central High School, Class of 1956. Dymond joined the Missouri Air National Guard, serving from 1956 through 1962. After the service, he began working as a mechanic, where he met his wife. In 1976, he began to work with the St. Joseph School District as a mason. He retired in 2000. Dymond was an avid Kansas City Chiefs, Kansas City Royals, St. Joseph Mustangs and NASCAR fan. He was a St. Joseph Youth Baseball coach and manager and was a member of the Eagle’s Lodge.
On November 7, 1958, Dymond married Twyla Winemiller in St. Joseph. She preceded him in death July 22, 2001.
Surviving family includes sons, Gene (Vicki) Bradley and Eddie (Chris) Bradley; grandchildren, Kyle, Matthew, Allyson Bradley and Blake Bradley; great-grandsons, Carter and Riley; brother, Ronnie (Carolee) Bradley; sister, Darlene Molt and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family suggests memorial contributions to the Oregon Care Center, 501 South Monroe, Oregon, Missouri 64473. Services under the direction of Heaton-Bowman-Smith and Sidenfaden Chapel.