December 7, 1941 - December 19, 2020
Ralph Lee Bradley died at his home in Weleetka, Oklahoma unexpectedly, on December 19, 2020. Ralph was born on December 7, 1941, to Ralph H. Bradley and Martha L. Bradley. he was called a “Pearl Harbor Baby” most of his life. His grandparents were the late Joseph and Rebecca Marks of Clearview/Weleetka, Oklahoma and his great grandparents were late Dollie Golden and Ashford T. Minor of Clearview, Oklahoma.
Ralph led an impressive and noteworthy life. He graduated from Oklahoma State University and earned an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago. He spent two years in Ethiopia as a Peace Corps volunteer. He also served in the United States Army. He worked for Johnson & Johnson baby products; owned an auto repair shop in New Jersey; and later became a manager and agent of a DMV facility in New Jersey.
Ralph served as the mayor of East Windsor, New Jersey, and later also served as mayor of Weleetka, Oklahoma.
Ralph was a member of many organizations, including the Prince Hall of Freemasons, Knights of Columbus, the Shriners, and the Elks Lodge. He was pre
He was preceded in death by his father, Ralph. He leaves to cherish his memory his mother, Martha Bradley; sister, Marilyn Tilford; brother, Michael Bradley; two children, Ralph H. Bradley II and Diana Bradley; a grandson (his favorite) Elijah Lee Bradley; and ex-wife, and good friend, Diane M. Bradley; and countless relatives and innumerable friends.
During his countless endeavors, Ralph touched the lives of many with random acts of kindness and charity, and he left a lasting, positive impression with everyone he met. He will be greatly missed.
BURIAL: Saturday, January 02, 2021 2:30 PM 610 S. Vassar St, Wichita, Kansas 67218