In memory of

Clarence Eugene Bradshaw

Apr 29, 1936
Feb 29, 2024


Clarence Eugene "Gene" Bradshaw passed away peacefully at his daughter's home in Salem, Oregon on February 29, 2024 at age 87.

Gene was born to Clifford and Margaret Bradshaw in Grand Island, Nebraska on April 29, 1936.

Gene is preceded in death by his parents, wife Lois, daughter Branda Turner, and brother Gary Bradshaw. He is survived by his children Cindy Elliott, Billy Bradshaw, Gina Alcutt, Loretta Espeland, and Nancy Resa as well as brothers Ralph, Pat, and Dennis Bradshaw. He is also survived by several grandchildren, great grandchildren, great great grandchildren, nephews, nieces, cousins, and many friends.

Gene was a hardworking man who served in the Army and performed general labor as a young man. He later worked as a crewman for Tidewater Barge Lines through the Coast Guard guiding vessels up and down the Columbia River as well as ocean voyages to Alaska and Hawaii. He retired from Crown Zellerbach Paper Mill.

Gene was known for his love of old cars and owned many classics including his beloved 1930 Fleetwood V8 Cadillac. He won the 1989 Forest Grove Rotary Concours D'elegance Winner Circle Award. He loved going out with his fellow car club members for drives along the wonderful roads of Washington and Oregon.

In lieu of sending flowers, Gene requests that you take a drive and enjoy some music or a book on tape in remembrance of him.

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  1. Gina says:

    This weekend was great Daddy. All the brothers had a great time. I hope you love your views. Hugs and loves.

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