Coleman Price Brady
March 21, 1929 – October 10, 2020
Coleman Price Brady, aged 91, joyfully went to be with the Lord on Saturday, October 10, 2020. He was called “Brady” by everyone that knew him. He was born on March 21, 1929 to parents William Dent Brady and Pearl Gray Brady in Arbor Grove, Arkansas.
He graduated from Hoxie High School. Brady went on to join the United States Navy, serving his country during the Korean War as a gun captain in turret #1 on the destroyer John R. Pierce 753. He was discharged as a GM3 Gunner’s mate 3rd Class Petty Officer.
Brady then began his career as a Barber and operated “Brady’s Barber Shop”. He greatly enjoyed his years spent as a barber and handcrafting toupees. Brady retired at the age of 80 after 55 years of cutting hair.
Brady was a member of the Forrest City Church of Christ where he served as a Deacon. After moving to Sherwood, Brady became a member of the Sylvan Hills Church of Christ, serving the Tuesday Morning Men’s Bible Study Class and the Medical Missions. He was also a member of the Jaycees.
He had many hobbies and activities he enjoyed such as listening to Glenn Miller’s Big Band Music, playing golf and duck/quail/dove hunting. Brady also loved getting together with family and friends to enjoy a good meal. He introduced his children to Lobster Dainties at Andertons in Memphis as well as Mexican Food at Panchos in West Memphis. Precious memories were made with family while vacationing in Hot Springs, watching his sons play baseball and going to their Choir Concerts. In his later years, he was well known for keeping a stash of Butterfingers, Pecan Logs, Zero Bars and Paydays. Brady was respected and loved by all who knew him and he will be greatly missed.
Brady is preceded in death by his dear wife, Roberta Brady; his parents; brother, Jack Brady and his sisters, Colleen Gahr and Everlin Brady. He is survived by his daughter, Stephanie Deere (Steve) of Sherwood; sons Bryan Brady of Sherwood and Todd Brady (Becky) of Tulsa, OK; grandchildren Stewart Deere (Sharon), Taylor Brady, Chandler Simonson (Daniel), Brandie Yuen and Coleman Brady; great grandchildren Cormac Deere, Cashell Deere, Campbell Deere, Jia Yuen and Jaylee Yuen. A private funeral service will be held at a later followed by a burial service at Penn Cemetery in Strawberry, AR. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made in Brady’s name to the Children’s Homes, Inc., 5515 Walcott Rd., Paragould, AR 72450
- William Dent Brady, Father (deceased)
- Pearl Gray Brady, Mother (deceased)
- Roberta Brady, Wife (deceased)
- Colleen Gahr, Sister (deceased)
- Everlin Brady, Sister (deceased)
- Jack Brady, Brother (deceased)
- Stephanie Brady Deere (Steve Deere), Daughter
- Bryan Brady, Son
- Todd Brady (Becky Brady), Son
- Stewart Deere (Sharon Deere), Grandchild
- Taylor Brady, Grandchild
- Chandler Simonson (Daniel Simonson), Grandchild
- Brandie Yuen, Grandchild
- Coleman Brady, Grandchild
- Mr. Brady also leaves behind Great Grandchildren Cormac Deere, Cashell Deere, Campbell Deere, Jia Yuen and Jaylee Yuen
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Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Coleman Price Brady
October 20, 2020
Mr. Brady was an outstanding man. My earliest memories include him and his family. He was a very Godly man and I can’t think of a better example of a gentleman. I pray for the family as they mourn. Rest In Peace sir.
October 16, 2020
We are sorry to hear of your loss of Brady. I remember him as a kind, quiet gentleman when he and Aunt Roberta came up to Illinois and seen my parents, Beb and Connie Doyle. They brought aunt Hayeth. I know they are all celebrating in heaven with Jesus now. God bless you all. Our sincere love, Brian ,Teresa (Doyle ) Fry and Zech Fry.
Aaron Schaad Doyle
October 15, 2020
I am saddened at the loss of Coleman; my prayer is may you all find peace and comfort, from God and, family during this time of grieving.
October 12, 2020
Loved, loved, loved this gentle man! I told Aunt Roberta once God only made one of him! She agreed. He told me one time when I called him on his birthday that he was so thankful God let him be part of our family. I told him I was also thankful God let him be part of our family! Much love to you all!!