Dale Bradford


December 3, 2012 - 12:00 AM

Dale Bradford, 57, Iola, died unexpectedly Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012.
Dale was born Jan. 29, 1955, in Iola, the son of Richard and Doris (Crawford) Bradford. He grew up on farms south of Iola and graduated from Humboldt High School in 1974.
On Aug. 25, 1975, Dale married Kim L. Watson and they made their home in Iola, Sublette and Chanute before settling in Iola. She preceded him in death July 6, 2012.
Dale had worked at Gates Rubber Co. in Iola since 1982. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and working on the farm.
He is survived by a son, Christopher Dale Bradford, Iola; his parents, Richard and Doris Bradford, Iola; two brothers, Jack Bradford and wife Donna of St. Augustine, Fla., and Paul Bradford and wife, Kim, Wichita; and two grandchildren, Austin and Emma
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Chapel in Iola. Burial will follow at Highland Cemetery in Iola. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.  
Memorials to The Dale Bradford Memorial Fund for his grandchildren’s education may be left with the funeral home, which is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences for the family may be left at www.iolafuneral.com.

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