Mr. Mark Joseph Bradford

June 28, 1952 ~ November 2, 2018 (age 66)


Mark J. Bradford, 66 , of Palmdale, CA passed away Nov. 2, 2018. He was born June 28, 1952 in Plymouth, IN to Carl J. and Ruth E. (Miller) Bradford. Mark was a 1972 graduate of Riley H.S in South Bend, IN. He served his country 1973-77 in the Navy on the USS Ranger and Kitty Hawk aircraft carriers during the Vietnam War. He was an Electronics Technician, Petty Officer Third Class. After leaving the military, he was employed as a sonar tester for Bendix Corp and later L-3 in CA. He lived the last 41 years in Los Angeles County. He is survived by his partner Anthony Slivick of Palmdale; three sisters Pamela (Tom) Miller of San Carlos, CA, Jody Bradford of Medford, OR, Lisa Bradford of Pahrump; three brothers Kirk (Lynn) Bradford of Edwardsburg, MI, Michael(Connie) Bradford of Katy, TX and Bruce (Erika) Tweedie of Woodbridge, VA and many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. He is predeceased by his parents Carl and Ruth(Miller) Bradford and his sister Shelley (Bradford) Lentz. Along with an interest in electronics, he was an avid gardener. His yard was always a beautiful display of flowers and plants. Viewing will be Nov. 20 at 10:00 AM at Metropolitan Mortuary, 2902 A Rubidoux Blvd., Riverside, CA 92509 followed by services & burial at 1:45 PM in Riverside National Cemetery, Staging Area $. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Mr. Mark Joseph Bradford please visit our Sympathy Store.

Cemetery Details

Riverside National Cemetery
22495 Van Buren Boulevard
Riverside, CA,

Visitation - Family, Friends and Guest

NOV 20. 10:00 AM - 12:45 PM (PST)

Metropolitan Memorial Chapel

2902 Rubidoux Blvd.

Jurupa Valley / Riverside, CA, 92509

Graveside Military Honors

NOV 20. 1:45 PM - 2:15 PM (PST)

Riverside National Cemetery

22495 Van Buren Boulevard

Riverside, CA

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