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Bradley Dean Curless

April 19, 1959 May 10, 2019
Bradley Dean Curless
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Obituary for Bradley Dean Curless

Bradley Dean Curless, 60, of Palmyra, Missouri passed away Friday, May 10, 2019 in his home.
Funeral Services will be at 10:00 AM Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at Mission Hill Baptist Church in Palmyra, MO. Pastor Kent Lewis will officiate. Burial with full military rites by Boots-Dickson Post #174 will be at Mission Hill Memorial Garden in Palmyra, MO. Lewis Brothers Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements.
Visitation will be Tuesday May 14, 2019 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Mission Hill Baptist Church in Palmyra.
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Bradley was born April 19, 1959, in Hannibal to Clifford M and Lola M Garner Curless.
Bradley was married to Debbie Beasley on October 6, 2017 at Mission Hill Baptist Church in Palmyra, MO, she survives.
Other survivors include Children, Cora Kendrick (Chris) of Shelbina, MO, Sara Cowden (Ben) of O'Fallon, MO, Jacob Curless (Dixie) of Omaha, NE; Step children, Amber Gottman (Jeff) of Palmyra, MO, and Brandon Beasley (Faith) of Ewing, MO; Brothers, Darrell Curless (Sally) of Williamsburg, MO, Steve Curless of St. Helena, SC; Sister, Donna Hetheriton of Palmyra, MO; Nine Grandchildren, Phoebe, Gwendolyn, Taylor, Scarlet, Kolt, Gabbie, Grayson, Brayden, and Allison.
Bradley was preceded in death by his parents and one son, Elijah Guy Curless.
Bradley graduated from Monroe City High School and then attended the Police Academy for Law Enforcement.
He served in the United States Marine Corps for several years before becoming a deputy for Jefferson County. He then became the Chief of Police for LaGrange, MO for many years. He later worked for Manchester Tank in Quincy, IL. Most recently he opened a gunsmithing shop out of his home called 12th Star Armory.
Gunsmithing was one of many passions that Bradley pursued. He also loved participating in Civil War Reenactments, mowing his property, deer, squirrel and rabbit hunting. He loved the outdoors as well as telling jokes, Bluegrass music, church hymns and Civil War movies. His greatest pleasure was spending time with his grandchildren and family.
Bradley was a member of Mission Hill Baptist Church in Palmyra, MO
Pallbearers will be Justin Curless, Chris Kendrick, Ben Cowden, Jacob Curless, Nick Curless and Matt Hetheriton
Honorary Pallbearers will be Bob Bunfill and Jeff Blackford.
Memorials may be made to Mission Hill Baptist Church.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Tuesday

14

May

5:00 PM 5/14/2019 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 5/14/2019 7:00:00 PM
Mission Hill Baptist Church

Business 61 South
Palmyra, MO 63461

Mission Hill Baptist Church
Business 61 South Palmyra 63461 MO
United States

Service

Wednesday

15

May

10:00 AM 5/15/2019 10:00:00 AM
Mission Hill Baptist Church

Business 61 South
Palmyra, MO 63461

Mission Hill Baptist Church
Business 61 South Palmyra 63461 MO
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Mission Hill Baptist Church Final Resting Place

Palmyra, MO

Palmyra MO
United States
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