Joseph Frank Bradley Sr. 68, of Columbia passed away at home surrounded by family in the early morning hours of November 11, 2019, after a brief illness. He was born June 14, 1951 in Columbia, ME to Joseph Bernard Bradley and Leslie Smith Gray.
Joe is survived by his son Joseph Bradley Jr and wife Jamie of Columbia Falls; his longtime partner Charlotte Leighton of Columbia. Joe is also survived by three sisters, Frances and husband Stewart Stanwood, Nancy and husband Russell Smith, Mary Beth and partner Randy all of Columbia, one brother Cecil Gray Jr. of Columbia Falls, two very special grandchildren Jasmine (Boo-Boo) and Jourdan, several nieces, nephews, cousins, and many friends.
He is predeceased by his father Joseph Bernard Bradley, mother Leslie Smith Gray and father Cecil Gray Sr., one brother Thomas Bradley.
Joe enjoyed playing cribbage, poker, fishing and hunting going for rides on the barrens. He worked for Seawards Construction, on the blueberry barrens, and cutting wood for many years.
A celebration of life for family and friends will be held at the Columbia Town Hall at 2 pm on November 17, 2019. A private graveside service will be held at a later date for family.