Darrell Eugene Bradford

Published 3:41 pm Thursday, January 26, 2017

Darrell Eugene Bradford, 58, of Orange, Texas, passed away on January 24, 2017.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, January 28, 2017, at Old First Orange Baptist Church, Orange, Texas. Officiating will be Pastor Keith Meyer, Pastor John Boutte, and Will Cotton. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Orange.

Visitation will be held at Old First Orange Baptist Church, prior to the service beginning at 12:00 p.m.

Born in Pasadena, Texas, on February 4, 1958, Darrell was the son of Dale and Flora Bradford.  Darrell was a 1976 honor graduate of Orangefield High School and a 1982 graduate of Lamar University.  Upon graduation from college with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree, with a minor in General Business, Darrell worked for the Prudential Life Insurance Company and also worked in security at the South Texas Project nuclear power plant.  Darrell loved following and participating in the U.S. Stock Market.  He was also an avid chess player and a committed Christian who spent much of his spare time reading his Bible and doing biblical research.

He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Linda Hughes; and grandmother, Lenora Marie Aull.

Those left to cherish his memory are his siblings, Lynn Bradford and wife Cherie of San Antonio, Ronald Bradford of Palacios, Glenda Juneau and her husband Paul of Orangefield, and Mona Bradford of Hinesville, Georgia; nieces Cynthia Weston and her husband Doug of Hickory, North Carolina, and Debbie Hughes of Orangefield; nephews, Mark Juneau of Orangefield and Taylor Bradford of San Marcos.

Serving as Pallbearers will be Ronald Bradford, Chuck Brown, Mark Juneau, Taylor Bradford, Gerald Chandler, Mike Harris, James Brown, and Tom Brown.

Serving as Honorary Pallbearers will be Lynn Bradford, Paul Juneau, Jeff Holcomb, and John Granger.