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Carl Bradley

December 20, 1957 — November 15, 2020

Carl Bradley, 62, passed away on Sunday, November 15, 2020 at home surrounded by his family.

He was a lifelong resident of Gum Branch and attended Elim Baptist Church. He was very mechanical and enjoyed working on cars and lawnmowers; as well as working on and riding his Gator ATV. He also enjoyed hanging sheetrock. More than anything he loved being with his family and grandchildren. He was a good man and will be deeply missed.

He was preceded in death by parents, Emory and Edna Bradley; and two brothers, Colon and Bruce Bradley.

He is survived by his longtime love and soulmate, Penny Wells; son, Jesse Bradley; two sisters, Margaret Calhoun (David), and Mary Nell Bradley-Pryor (Bert); two brothers, Leroy Bradley, and Bud Bradley (Kelly); along with several grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, and extended family members.

Funeral services will begin at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at Carter Funeral Home Oglethorpe Chapel with Reverend Clay Rowe officiating. A walk-through visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service. Burial will immediately follow in Gum Branch Baptist Church Cemetery.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, seating at the service will be limited, social distancing will be observed, and the wearing of masks is required. The public is invited to watch the service via Livestream at

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