Euguene Wallace Bradley, Jr went to be with the Lord on Aug. 30, 2012.
Eugene Jr was born to Eugene and Mary Bradley on July 11, 1961.
Gene spent most of his career as a successful pawn broker. For over fifteen years Gene was employed at First National Pawn where he played an important role traveling across the nation from Billings, to Key West, Fla., to Rapid City, S.D., opening new First National Pawn stores. With his experience, Gene then became his own business owner opening a new pawn shop, World Pawn.
Early in Gene's career, he pursued his interest in music and became a bass guitar player in a couple of traveling bands.
Flying model airplanes was a hobby that Gene truly enjoyed. He would spend many hours over at Amend Park flying a plane or two. Gene also enjoyed performing magic tricks and when visiting him, you could be guaranteed that he would have a new trick to show. Gene was always able to make people laugh with his witty sense of humor.
Gene is survived by his parents- Eugene Bradley, Sr and Mary and Ray Cattaneo; son - Trevor Arnold; brother - Mike (Michelle) Bradley; sisters - Nicky Ulmer, Anna Bradley (Jim Poch), Mary (Monti) Bonawitz, and Lisa (Cole) Carpenter; special nephew and niece - Jordan and Emily Bonawitz; and several other nieces and nephews; and his special companion - his Yorke, Zach.
Gene is preceded in death by his brother in law, Don Ulmer.
Arrangements are being made by Smith Funeral home with a private family service and spreading of his ashes at a later date.
A special Thank You to the doctors, nurses and staff at St Vincent Hospital for the care and compassion they gave to Gene and his family members, and also to our family physician Dr. Schnitzer.