John "Jack" E. Bradburn, 94, of Cumberland, died Tuesday, December 21, 2010 at the Western Maryland Regional Medical Center.
Born November 18, 1916 in Lonaconing, MD, he was the son of the late Isaac M. and Edna (Stevenson) Bradburn.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn C. Bradburn on October 16, 1982; a brother PFC Isaac M. Bradburn, who died in the Korean War; and a sister Lydia Reeves of Frostburg.
He was a graduate of Central High School and Potomac State College and worked for the Maryland State Highway Commission for 38 years. He served in the Army retiring as a Sergeant First Class and served in World War II in Europe.
Survivors include two sons, Isaac "Fuzz" M. Bradburn and wife Rita of Green Spring, WV and John "Jack" E. Bradburn, Jr. and wife Molly of St. Charles, IL., his sister Betty Fazenbaker of Lonaconing, 5 grandchildren, Christie Friend, Joshua Bradburn, Megan Bradburn, Angela Bradburn, and Andrew Bradburn, and 7 great grandchildren, Derek Iser, Destiny Davis, Mariah Davis, Michael Davis, Sterling Friend, Saige Friend, and Alexa Bradburn.
Friends will be received at the Eichhorn-McKenzie Funeral Home, 8 East Main Street, Lonaconing, MD on Thursday, December 23, 2010 from 2-4 PM and 6-8 PM. A funeral service will immediately follow at 8:00 PM with the Rev. Maxwell Greenfield officiating. Inurnment will be held on Tuesday, December 28, 2010 at 10:30 AM at Rocky Gap Veterans Cemetery, Flintstone. Military Honors will be accorded by American Legion Post #13 Honor Guard.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association at 10315 National Hwy, Cumberland, MD 21502.
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