Townson-Rose Funeral Home

Obituary for Cranford Arnold Bradshaw


07/01/1940 - 01/10/2020


Cranford Arnold Bradshaw, age 79 of Hayesville, NC passed away on Friday, January 10, 2020 at his home in Hayesville, NC.

Arnold was born July 1, 1940 in Hayesville, NC to the late Clinton and Ruby (Barlow) Bradshaw. He was a lifelong member of Fires Creek Baptist Church. Arnold retired from Levi Strauss & Company after 29 years of service. He worked with his father raising chickens and selling eggs. Arnold was an avid gardener and well known to give away the beautiful vegetables to family and friends.

Arnold is survived by his loving wife, Bernice Bradshaw of 51 years of marriage; brother, David Bradshaw (Kathy) of Tulsa, Oklahoma; sister, Donna Bradshaw of California; two sister in laws, three brother in laws and many nieces and nephews.

No services are planned.

In lieu of flowers you may honor his memory by contributing to Little Brasstown Baptist Church, PO Box 12, Brasstown, NC 28902.

Townson-Rose Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.


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