Pearly Walter Bradshaw, age 87 of Marble, NC passed away Monday, March 30, 2020.
He was a native and lifelong resident of Cherokee County, NC and the son of the late Virgil and Lizzie Newton Bradshaw. Pearly retired from the City of Charlotte as a supervisor. He was a member of Murphy Church of God.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his brothers, William and John "Bert" Bradshaw; and sisters, Hazel Johnson, infant May Dean Bradshaw and Irene Freeman.
He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Shirley Bradshaw; two sons, Walter Bradshaw and wife Lynn and Tommy Bradshaw and wife Cheryl; five daughters, Brenda Bryant and husband Russell, Shelly Morrison and husband Mike, Sandra Wilson and husband Gary, Phyllis Blaylock and husband Marlon and Cynthia Bradshaw; one brother, Claude Bradshaw; two sisters, Oleen Holland and Lucille Whitehead; 20 grandchildren, 44 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter.
The family will have a private service on Thursday, April 2, 2020 at Murphy Church of God.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 2 pm, Saturday, June 12, 2021 at the Murphy Church of God. Pastor Phillip Cochran will officiate.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Murphy Church of God, PO Box 1687, Murphy, NC 28906.
Townson-Rose Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.
You may send tributes to the family at www.townson-rose.com