Phillip "Phil" Howard Bradshaw
March 18, 1959 – March 27, 2019
Phillip Howard Bradshaw, or Phil to his family and friends ,was born on Wednesday, March 18th, 1959 in Shreveport, LA, the son of Cleatis and Jane (Bearden) Bradshaw. He attended high school in North Little Rock and graduated from Colorado Christian University with his Bachelors Degree. He earned his living as a Web Administrator for IBM. Any free time Phil had was spent in the great out doors, engaging in sports of all types, from scubadiving to skydiving, from skiing to motorcycle riding and fishing and skateboarding included. He was the man of adventure and loved the thrill of the open air, the rock climbing and backflips, the sunrises and the sunsets, and a chance to be with the family he loved and the many friends he shared his life with. Phil was intelligent, funny, friendly and absolutely loved to make people laugh and enjoyed life just the way he found it. There were no strangers in his life, only friends he hadn’t met yet. He was happiest when surrounded by his family and especially his adored children, Kristene, Zach, Jackson and Sawyer. He adored them and loved to keep up with their many activities and adventures. On April 2nd, 2016, he met and married his best friend, Rosita Maria Sutherland in Belize, Central America. The family relocated to the Tahlequah area, and it was while here that Phil’s health began to fail him. For all the many adventures he had yet to try, he passed from this life on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 in Tahlequah, Ok, surrounded by those who knew and loved him most. He was 60 years old and will be greatly missed.
Phil is preceded in death by his mother, Jane, one sister, Karen Eoff, and his grandparents.
Those left to cherish his memory include his wife, Rosita M. Bradshaw of the home in Tahlequah, and his children, Kristene and Nathan Watson of Tahlequah, Zach Bradshaw of Englewood, CO, Jackson bradshaw of Castle Rock, CO, Sawyer Bradshaw of Englewood, CO, Allen Neal and companion Chelsea Garrett of More Tomorrow Village, Belize, Randy Neal and William Neal both of More Tomorrow Village, Belize. He lives on in his grandchildren, Inara and Isaac Watson both of Tahlequah, OK, as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of friends and loved ones.