Bradley J. Blakeman, 63

PHOENIX, NY – Bradley J. Blakeman, 63, of Phoenix, NY, passed away at his home peacefully on Wednesday June 8, 2016, with his loving family by his side.

Bradley J. Blakeman
Bradley J. Blakeman

He was a 1971 graduate of J. C. Birdlebough High School, Phoenix.

He was a veteran of the US Air Force, achieving the rank of sergeant.

Brad retired from the Stadium International Co. after 28 years of service, as a diesel mechanic.

He enjoyed working in his garage on his custom hot rod projects and attending classic car shows.

Bradley was predeceased by his father, Kenneth V. Blakeman, in 2003.

Surviving are his loving wife of 44 years, Theresa (Friot) Blakeman; his mother, Arlene (Cole) Blakeman of Vernon; daughter and son-in-law, Amie and Ron Hadcock of Mexico, NY; daughter Holly Blakeman of Fulton; five grandchildren, Paige, Jayda and Olivia Blakeman and Joshua and Jacob Hadcock; two brothers and his wife, Lynn and Pat Blakeman of Olean, and Dean Blakeman of Oswego; two sisters, Jan and her husband, Tim Snow of Landenberg, Pa., and Sharon and her husband, John Barattini of Sherrill; several nieces and nephews; many friends.

Bradley loved his grandchildren.

He will be greatly missed by all who loved him.

Calling hours will be held on Friday from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, 431 Main St., Phoenix.

Services will be held on Saturday, at 11 a.m. in the funeral home, with a committal service to follow at Jacksonville Rural Cemetery, 9250 Fenner Road, Lysander, with military honors.

Contributions may be made in Bradley’s memory to: Jacksonville Faith Community, Inc. earmarked the Memorial Fund at P. O. Box 254, Phoenix, NY  13135.