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 announced at a later date.
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.
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