Obituary of Larry Bradbury

Larry Wayne Bradbury, age 78, a resident of rural Uniontown, Kansas passed away Saturday, April 20, 2024, at his home.  He was born May 29, 1945, in Uniontown, the son of William Lewis Bradbury and Vyrel Yenzer Bradbury.  Larry graduated from the Uniontown High School.

He later enlisted with the United States Air Force.  Following his military service, Larry returned to Bourbon County and began working in the printing industry.  He was employed by Ward/Kraft as a press operator for several years.

He later moved to Mansfield, Texas, and was employed for Holden Printing.  Following his retirement, Larry returned to the place of his roots in the Dry Ridge Community north of Uniontown.

In earlier years, Larry enjoyed building dune buggies and working on Volkswagen automobiles.  He also enjoyed woodworking.

He was a member of the Dry Ridge Baptist Church.  Special thanks are extended to Harry Hynes Hospice, Lori Bancroft, Tom Bradbury, Brenda and Norman Hunter, Glen A. Pearson, Jr. of Your Home Town Medical Equipment, Inc. and Care to Share who all helped care for Larry during his final days.

Survivors include his three children, Larry Bradbury (Angela) of Allen, Texas, Brenda Hunter (Norman) of Uniontown, Kansas and Tim Bradbury (Katricia) of Frisco, Texas; eleven grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, a great-great-grandson, and his beloved cat, Sami.  Also surviving are four brothers, Bill Bradbury (Carole) of Michigan, Michael “Mick” Bradbury (Wilma) of Hammond, Kansas, Thomas Bradbury (Myrna) of Uniontown, Kansas and Max Bradbury (Betty) also of Hammond, Kansas; a sister, Margaret Epp (Glendon) of Nebraska and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

Larry was preceded in death by his parents, William Bradbury and Vyrel Bradbury Nitcher and two brothers, Gerald and Don Bradbury.

Following cremation, a memorial service will be held at 3:00 P.M. Friday, April 26th at the Cheney Witt Chapel.

Military honors will be provided by the American Legion.

Private burial will take place at a later date in the U. S. National Cemetery.  Memorials are suggested to Care to Share and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, P.O. Box 347, Ft. Scott, KS 66701.  Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at

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