Thu. May. 18, 2017
10:00 am
The Chapel of Clarewood House
7400 Clarewood Drive
Houston , TX 77036.
In Memory of
William Ralph Bradshaw

William Ralph Bradshaw, 92, passed away on May 15, 2017 in Houston, Texas.   He was born on November 30, 1924 in Sweeney, TX to Ralph Edmund Bradshaw and Dessie Rogers Bradshaw.

He is survived by his loving wife of 72 years, Dorothy; son, Ralph Bradshaw & wife Deborah; daughter, Diane Bradshaw Dinkins & husband Kim; son, Grant Bradshaw & wife Lisa; 12 Grandchildren and 18 Great-Grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his two sisters, Imogene and Betty, his parents, and one of his great-grandchildren, Byron William Grant Bradshaw.

Bill joined the Navy at age 18 and fought in World War ll. At the end of the war he attended Texas A & M University and received a degree in Civil Engineering. After his graduation he and his wife, Dorothy, moved to Lake Jackson where he worked for Dow Chemical Company. He later started his own epoxy manufacturing company, Bradco Plastics, and moved his family to Houston. He continued to work until he was in his 80's.

William enjoyed hunting and spending time outdoors. He loved the Lord and was an active Member of Houston's First Baptist Church for many years. Throughout his life he was totally devoted to his family and cherished all the times he spent with them. He will be deeply missed by all of his family and friends.

A Memorial Service will be on Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 10 AM at the Clarewood House (7400 Clarewood Dr, Houston, TX 77036)