It is with deep sorrow and much love that we announce the passing of Samuel Robert Carl Bradley on July 19, 2023, at the age of 81. Samuel was born on September 16, 1941, in Takoma Park, Maryland to parents Samuel Robert Bradley & Ella Mary Steere Bradley with siblings Sandy, Teresa, Rita, & Denise. He graduated from high school in Haynes City, Florida.
On July 26, 1995, Samuel married Linda M. Miller in Clifton, Arizona bringing their families together with children David F Chilicky, Beverly Bethel, Carl Chilicky, Robert Chilicky, Dayna Dillon, Shannon Bradley, Tracy Mosier, and Paul Derek Ferrer. Samuel worked as a truck driver for Phelps Dodge to support his loving family.
He enjoyed being outdoors and especially loved cat & trout fishing. He was very quick witted and very much like his father. Samuel's favorite saying was "No Christ, no peace; know Christ know peace" and his favorite church hymn was "A Poor Wayfaring Man of Grief". He was a dedicated member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Samuel is survived by his loving wife Linda Bradley and their children David (Gaylee) Chilicky of Prescott Valley, AZ, Robert Chilicky of MA, Carl (Sarah) Chilicky of Membres, NM, Dayna (Flynn) Dillon of WY, Shannon Bradley of Thatcher, AZ, and Tracy Mosier of AZ. He is also survived by 20 Grandchildren, 16 Great-Grandchildren, his siblings Sandy Bowser, Theresa Bennett, Denise Chilicky, and Rita Muehlman, and his cats Xera, Xora, and Xiva.
He is preceded in death by his parents Samuel Bradley & Ella Chilicky, his daughter Beverly Bethel, and his son Paul Derek Ferrer.
No services are planned at this time. Donations can be made to the Alzheimer's Association.