Raymond Bradley

May 10, 1948December 10, 2012

Gastonia – Raymond Harvey Bradley, 64, of East Lee Street passed away December 10, 2012 at Gaston Memorial Hospital.

A native of Gaston County, he was the son of the late Arthur and Mary Jane Bradley.

Mr. Bradley was an engineer with Roechling Engineered Plastics in Dallas and a member of New Hope Baptist Church in Gastonia.

He is survived by his brother, Richard Bradley and wife Sherry of Flowery Branch, Georgia; niece, Jennifer Williams and husband Wes; nephew, John England and wife Elissa; great nieces and nephews, aunts and uncles.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 am Saturday in the Colonial Chapel of Carothers Funeral Home in Gastonia.

Burial will be at Gaston Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Gaston County Humane Society or to the United Way.

Condolences may be made online at

Carothers Funeral Home, Gastonia is serving the Bradley family


  • Funeral Service Saturday, December 15, 2012
  • Visitation Saturday, December 15, 2012

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December 21, 2012

Pennsylvania Steel (formerly Schwartz Steel) just learned of Raymond's passing. He was so kind when he called and a joy to work with. We will miss him. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family.

December 17, 2012

My prayers are with Richard and his extended family during this time of loss.

Bill Whisnant


December 16, 2012

I am sorry to hear of Raymond,s passing, he was a good friend and customer for many years at my former employer, he will be greatly missed all my thoughts and prayers go to the family at this difficult time.

Teddi Daniels

December 15, 2012

I worked with Raymond 15 years ago, and he was also a neighbor. He was a wonderful, kind man. Condolences to the family on his passing. 'Blessed are those who mourn for they shall be comforted.'

Cheri Cobb

December 15, 2012

Raymond was the most sweetest and giving person and will truly be missed. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

December 15, 2012

Röchling has lost a very significant member of their family; Raymond was the cornerstone of Röchling for over 40 years. Over the last six years, I have been bless by his friendship. He was a rock - stable, steady, and sure – Raymond was always a gentlemen and such a gentle man and I will miss him terribly. Tina

Mr. & Mrs. Kevin James

December 14, 2012

Our Prayers are with the family during this time of bereavement. May God continue to Strengthen those that were touched by Raymond is so many ways. Raymond was definitely an outstanding person. May the fond memories of him be cherished Always in our hearts.

December 13, 2012

we are so sorry to hear of raymond's passing .he will be sorely missed here. he was one of the most kindest , loving and gentle sincere people we ever met . he graced our counter here daily and the family of ww grainger in gastonia sends our prayers and thoughts to his family and family at roechling .he now resides with his Heavenly family ... we will miss him truly.. w w grainger family in gastonia

December 13, 2012

the w w grainger family would like to extend our sincere sympathy to a very very loving , thoughtful ,and the most sincere person to grace our counter daily.. we are shocked to hear of his passing so suddenly but we know Heaven is Graced with his presence and he now resides with his Heavenly family .. he will be missed here and our prayers are with his family and his family at rochling .. ww grainger in gastonia family

Cammy Duncan

December 13, 2012

Raymond was a wonderful person. I will think back of him fondly for his kindness and generousity. He conducted himself always as a gentleman and helped us ladies at Western Sizzlin'. Sometimes, even the cook. May God bless the family and comfort you all at this difficult time.