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June 27, 1941—March 7, 2016 Samuel “Sam” Adair Bradshaw, 74, of Fairfield Glade, passed away March 7, 2016, at Cumberland Medical Center in Crossville. Born June 27, 1941, in Uniontown, IN, he was the youngest of 13 children born to Joseph E. and Lucille (Purdon) Bradshaw who are both deceased. Sam was a 1959 Charlestown High School graduate. He entered the United States Navy and was honorably discharged on July 30, 1965. He was a 1971 graduates of Indiana University Maurer School of Law. Sam was a member of the Blazing Star Masonic Lodge in Charlestown, IN, and the Wooded View Golf Club in Clarksville, IN. He enjoyed playing horseshoes in earlier years with his brothers, golf, watching sports, and was an I.U. fanatic. Most of all he adored his boys and grandchildren. Sam was an attorney and practiced law in Southern Indiana for over 30 years, retiring in 2004. On September 4, 1981, in Tennessee, he married Victoria “Vikki” (Bluemner) Bradshaw, who survives in Fairfield Glade, TN. Other survivors include two sons, Kenneth Scott (Sofia) Bradshaw of Wauconda, IL, and Jeffery O’Brien (Brenda) Bradshaw of Prospect, KY; stepson, Nathan Jerome Eberle of Jeffersonville, IN; eight grandchildren, Logan, Sydney, Cole, and Ella Bradshaw, all of Wauconda, IL, Chloe Chandler, Samantha, Alexandra, and Zachary Bradshaw, all of Prospect, KY; and two brothers, Jack (Lynne) Bradshaw of Nashville, IN, and Harry (Wanda) Bradshaw of Roanke, VA. His parents, six brothers and four sisters preceded him in death. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 12, at Adams Family Funeral Home in Crothersville, with burial to follow at Uniontown Cemetery. Friends may visit from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. Friday, March 11, and after 9 a.m. Saturday, both at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be given in memory of Sam for kidney research c/o Adams Family Funeral Home & Crematory, 110 E. Howard Street, Crothersville, IN 47229 Online condolences can be given to the family at www.AdamsFuneralHomeOnline.com.
Published on  March 10, 2016
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