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Donald R. Bradley

Donald R. Bradley

Age 86 of Lucasville, passed away Thursday, May 10, 2018 at Heartland of Portsmouth.  He was born March 17, 1932 in Greenup, KY to Allen and Callie (Aldridge) Bradley.  Donald was a welder by profession working in metal fabrication with Dayton Walther for over 30 years.  In addition to welding, he enjoyed wood carving, fishing, and hunting.

He is survived by his son, Allen (Michele) of West Portsmouth; daughter, Rose Marie (Neil) Howard of Wheelersburg; brother, Gary “Bud” Bradley of Portsmouth; sister, Joann Tindall of Lucasville; seven grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Margaret Wilson Bradley; sister, Doris Riggs; brothers, Earl and Ray Bradley; son, Donald Bradley; and great-grandson, Evan Bradley.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at D.W. SWICK-NELSON FUNERAL HOME in New Boston.  Interment will follow at Memorial Burial Park in Wheelersburg.  Friends may call on Monday, from 5 – 7 p.m. at the funeral home and one hour before the service on Tuesday.  Online condolences may be shared at

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