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Friday June 15th, 2018
10:00am - 12:00pm

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Friday June 15th, 2018

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James R. Bradshaw

James R. Bradshaw, 63, passed away unexpectedly on June 11, 2018.  He was born February 9, 1955, in Chicago to Frank and Katherine Bradshaw. Jim graduated from Manchester High School in 1973 and then earned his Chemical Engineering Degree from the University of Akron. He and his late partner, Rich Booth, founded Allen Randall Enterprises Inc. in 1988 and he was an active member of the National Tooling & Machining Association.

Jim enjoyed life on the Portage Lakes and was an avid sailor, boater, and fisherman. He was a member of the South Shore and Turkeyfoot Yacht Clubs where he sailed his National One Design.

Jim was preceded in death by his father and step-mother, Gloria Bradshaw. He is survived by his wife of nearly 28 years, Christine; daughter, Meg King; mother, Katherine; brothers, Frank, John, Tom, and Dan; sister, Cathy Watkins; and grandchildren, Erin and Ryan King.

Friends may call at Bacher Funeral Home, 3326 Manchester Rd. on Friday, June 15, 2018, from 10:00 a.m. to 12 Noon, where a memorial service will be held at Noon, Pastor Bud Couts officiating. In lieu of flowers, you can honor Jim’s appreciation of the arts by making a donation to the museum of your choice. 

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Dan, I was sadden to read of your family's loss. May God grant you comfort during such a time of sadness. May your memories and love fill your hearts and mind!

Jinger Hoffman Class of 1980 Jun 26 2018 12:00 AM

Be assured that we are praying for comfort and peace for your family during this time of loss.

The Staff of Bacher Funeral Home Jun 16 2018 12:00 AM

Jim was a great person, after working for him for 11 years, he taught me how to stay calm and we shared many laughs. He always had time to chit chat no matter what my or his problems where. I will miss him dearly. God speed Jim.

John Gemmell Jun 15 2018 12:00 AM

A CONTINUUM WREATH ON EASEL was ordered on June 14, 2018

Expression of Sympathy Jun 14 2018 12:00 AM

My dearest family, I was so sorry to hear of my cousins Jim's death. I have many fond memories of growing up! May God's grace be with your family and you find splice in this hard time! Much love

Rebecca (Becky) Westfall-Rudolph Jun 14 2018 12:00 AM

jim thinking of you criss beckwith

criss beckwith Jun 14 2018 12:00 AM

Chris an family I am sorry to here of Jims passing. My thoughts an prayers are with everyone.

Sherry Goodrich Jun 14 2018 12:00 AM

Meg- I was sorry to hear about the death of your father. I will keep him, you and your family in my prayers and thoughts.

Liam G. Jun 13 2018 12:00 AM

I send my condolences and best wishes to my cousin James family. You will be truly missed and are loved by so many. It was always a great time to spend time with you and your brothers and sister. With Love, Mark Westfall

Mark Westfall Jun 13 2018 12:00 AM

A SPATHIPHYLLUM was ordered on June 13, 2018

Expression of Sympathy Jun 13 2018 12:00 AM

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