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Bradley Smith

Jan 6th, 1968 - Jun 2nd, 2019

Funeral:  12 noon Thursday, June 6, 2019, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home

Visitation:  11 a.m. until 12 noon Thursday at Frank & Bright Funeral Home


     Bradley J. Smith, age 51, of Braidwood, Illinois, formerly of Clay County, passed away Sunday, June 2, 2019, at his home in Braidwood.

     He was born January 6, 1968, in Olney, the son of Edward and Marjorie (Staley) Smith.

     Brad was a forklift operator at Geodis in Wilmington.  His greatest enjoyment was riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle, playing with his grandchildren, and spending time with his family and friends.

     He is survived by 2 daughters: Lauren (Luis) Garza of Braidwood and Lani Smith of Godley; grandchildren: Raegan, Brielle, and Liam; mother: Marjorie Smith of Braidwood; father: Edward Smith of Braidwood; maternal grandmother: Alice Gill of Clay City; a brother: Jeffery (Bonnie) Smith of Braidwood; a nephew: Ethan Smith; a niece: Ashley Ritter;  and 2 lifelong friends: Mike Adler and Robert Perry, both of Braidwood.

     He was preceded in death by a son: Derek Wade Smith; maternal grandfather: Robert Guy Staley; and paternal grandparents: Galen and Irene Smith.

     A funeral ceremony will be 12 noon Thursday, June 6, 2019, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora.  Visitation will be 11 a.m. until 12 noon at the funeral home.  Memorial donations are suggested to the American Diabetes Association and will be accepted through the funeral home.  To share a memory or condolence visit


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Bud & Linda Martin

June 4th

Ed, so very sorry for your loss. Prayers for you and your family.

Mike Adler

June 4th

I love you brother, a lifetime of fond memories, n the thousands of miles we shared. You'll always be in my heart. Be lookin for you in my mirror, the rest of my days. I love you...

Rob and Nikki Carlo

June 4th

So very sorry for the loss of Brad.

Brent and Mary

June 4th

There are no words if comfort for your family during this time of sorrow. Know we are thinking of you

Lorene Deterding Ayers

June 4th

My Thoughts and Prayers are with you and your family! Your with the Angels now, say hi to my mom. My dearest friend since we were little I Love You and will Miss You! Love Lorene

Stephanie Thompson

June 4th

Thoughts and prayers go out to Brad’s whole family! So sorry for your loss

Tom and Sandy Calhoun

June 4th

We are so very sorry. Our prayers are with you all. May Brad Rest In Peace.

Deneen Cross

June 4th

My Thoughts & Prayers go Out to Brad's Family & Close Friends . He was a Hreat Guy . Will be Missed by All

Marcia Craig

June 4th

I am so sorry for your loss! Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers!

Sam Ogrodny

June 5th

Sorry for your loss my prayers are with you


June 5th

Rest in Peace,Prayers and hugs to all the faily

June 4th

Ride free my friend. You will always be in my thoughts RIP my friend

The Jackman Family (Coal City)

June 5th

Sorry for your loss


June 5th


Brad Smith

June 5th

Dear Family, We are so sorry for your loss. Brad was a dear nephew whom we loved. God Bless you and give you peace and fond memories of him. Sincerely and in Sympathetically, Jan Smith Dean and John, and families

Lisa Smith

June 6th

Fly high Bradley up there with our son.. I'm so sorry I couldn't say goodbye.. My thoughts and prayers are with Lauren Lani Marge Jeff all the kids and his best friend Mike.. 💔

Monty Trammel

June 6th

Rest in peace my brother I will always remember you and love you.

Mike Sellars

June 7th

To my child hood brother. You are very missed already. I have so many awseome memoeries that i will always cherish. Love you, brother .mike sellars



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