We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Milton Funeral Home
Willie Lee Bradford was born March 17, 1933, in Wilson, Arkansas to the Late Staten and Alice Bradford. He moved to Lumberton, FL in 1954, he resided there until his departure from this world. He worked various jobs before retiring from St. Leo University. Mr. Bradford loved the Lord and was a faithful member of At the Church of the Living Christ, where he served until his health began to fail. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and devoted friend. He loved spending time with his family and friends. He also loved telling stories about his life. His home was open to all in need. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 59 years, Emma Bradford; two sons, James Bradford and Willie Bradford, Jr.; grandson, Erica Pippins and granddaughter, Salandra Moultrie. two brothers, James Bradford and Eugene Bradford; and a sister, Dortha Bradford Bonds. He leaves to cherish a lifetime of loving memories with: one son, Johnnie Lee Bradford of Lumberton, FL; one daughter, Beverly Ann Sampson (Gregory) of Zephyrhills, FL; seven grandchildren, Johnnie Pippins of Greenville, SC, Tiffany Bradford (Robert) of Zephyrhills, FL, Megan Brown (Willie), and Regina Young of Lakeland, FL, Adriene Villa (Salvador) of Zephyrhills, FL and Willie Bradford of Ocala, FL; 14 great-grandchildren; 7 great-great grandchildren; a special niece, Carol Ann Scott of Memphis, TN; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and other sorrowing relatives and friends.
*Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we have implemented necessary procedures during Visitations, Funeral Ceremonies, Gravesides, and other public and private ceremonies. We do ask that all visitors of these services to please continue to wear your masks and please remember to social distance. These new policies may be inconvenient, but due to the severity of the virus, we ask that everyone be considerate, patient, and safe with others as we try to get through this most difficult time. Seating during services may be limited so please be considerate of the immediate family especially.
*If you are attending a Graveside service or an Outdoor Celebration you are welcomed to bring your own chair as seating will be limited! We will provide water to make everyone as comfortable as possible. We thank you in advance for your cooperation during this time. We pray that everyone stays safe and cooperative with the current CDC rules.