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John “Johnny or JB” Leonard Bradley, age 67

John “Johnny or JB” Leonard Bradley, loving husband and father passed away at home on Friday, January 24, 2020 at the age of 67.

Johnny was born at the family home in Scotland, Arkansas on September 24, 1952 to Howard and Annice (Hensley) Bradley.  Johnny was a 1970 graduate of Shirley High School, where after graduation he joined the United States Army and specialized in communication while serving in Germany.  On May 22, 1998, he married his best friend Jeanie Bourgoin in Eureka Springs.  They have four children, Heather Bradley, Andrea Bradley, Jade Pinard and Jimmy Clauer; 12 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild. 

Johnny led the life of a full fledge “Southern Country Boy”, growing up on the creek, fishing, hunting squirrels and always making the most out of the simple life. He knew vehicles in and out and enjoyed being a mechanic and he was good at it; if anyone needed a part or work done, they knew where to go.

Johnny loved to scrap so there wasn’t much you couldn’t find at his shop.  The dirt roads were his home away from home and he knew them all.  Johnny never knew a stranger, and was always willing to help a friend. 

Johnny was preceded in death by his parents Howard and Annice; his siblings Loretta, Arthur, Barbara, Larry, Jerry, Reva, Jimmy and Charlie.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, February 1, 2020 at 11:00 am at the Full Gospel Tabernacle, Highway 110, Shirley, Arkansas.  The church will provide a fellowship meal and refreshments following the service, everyone is welcome to join the family at Settlement Cemetery, Shirley, Arkansas at 1:30 P.M. with the United States Military Honor Corp. for graveside services.

Arrangements have been entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas.

9 Comments

  • Jackie Teague Posted January 27, 2020 6:08 PM

    So sorry for your loss praying God will comfort the family.

  • Lori Goodnight Posted January 27, 2020 7:22 PM

    I’m sure gonna miss him. You’ll be dearly missed

  • jeff lawson Posted January 27, 2020 7:50 PM

    R.I.P my friend . if everyone was like J.B the world would be a better place

  • Tenisha Heath Posted January 27, 2020 10:00 PM

    Im so sorry for ur loss he was a good man & will b missed by lots… Ur family is in my prayers during this time of need may God wrap his arms around u all & give u some peace & comfort God bless

  • Kay and Barney Posted January 28, 2020 7:55 AM

    Sweet Johnny, the Caribbean Queen will be dancing with you now. See you later,

  • Jerry and Teresa Kirkendoll Posted January 28, 2020 8:59 AM

    He will be missed. A very good friend to all who knew him RIP Johnny B.

  • Loretta Lynn Woods Posted January 28, 2020 1:23 PM

    So sorry for your loss. He was a family friend and will be missed by so many.

  • Tommy delk Posted January 28, 2020 5:31 PM

    Will be missed by all had a lot of good times with Johnny wish could have seen him more RIP

  • Susan McClendon Posted January 29, 2020 5:49 AM

    My thoughts and prayers are with the family. Johnny was a awesome person and a blessing to all he came into contact with. He will truly be missed.

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