Marvin Ray Bradshaw

Class of 1960

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Marvin Bradshaw

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Marvin Ray Bradshaw

July 3, 1942 – December 27, 2023

Marvin Ray Bradshaw passed away on December 27, 2023, in Grand Junction, Colorado.

Born in Perry, Oklahoma, on July 3, 1942, he was the 5th child of Virgil and Pearl Bradshaw. His brothers were Virgil, Clarence, and Robert Bradshaw. His sisters were Millie Coker and Delores Hodge.

He graduated from Perry High School in 1960. He was a member of the Perry Maroon wrestling team. After graduation he joined the National Guard and started working with the Perry Fire Department and ambulance service.

In June of 1962 he married Marilyn Ruth Balzer and they had two daughters, Danah Suzanne and Christie Ray. In 1972 they divorced and he moved to Grand Junction, Colorado. He worked at various jobs and later met Linda Louise Conway and they married in 1976. She had two young sons, Alan and Todd. They enjoyed fishing and camping together.

Preceding him in death were his parents, sister Millie, and brothers Virgil and Robert.