Raymond Bradford, 66, of East Palo Alto, California, transitioned on Monday, July 3oth, 2019.
Raymond was born to L.C. Bradford, and Clarice Tyler- (Bradford), October 31, 1952 at Saint Mary's Hospital in San Francisco, California.
Raymond graduated from Ravenswood High School , East Palo Alto, California in 1971.
After graduation , Raymond married his High School sweetheart, Brenda Clark and of that union they had two beautiful sons.
Raymond began working as a Line Technician for several years at both Varian Medical Systems and later Locheed Systems both in Palo Alto, CA .
Years later he moved to Santa Cruz County, California where he retired .
Ray always loved music, collecting hats for his extensive wardrobe, dressing up for the occasion and always enjoyed grilling and cooking.
He was preceded in death by his loving Mother , Clarice Tyler-Shepherd, his Father, L.C. Bradford, Brother Wester Ceasar Bradford, and Sister Brenda Rozelle Bradford-Powell.
He is survived by his two children: Raymond Anthony Bradford and Eric Wayne Bradford.
Also survived by his siblings, Bonnie Marie Bradford-Harbin, Clifford Maurice Bradford, Beverly Bradford-Anderson and Ilena Shepherd-Richard.
A host of loving Aunts, Uncles, Neices, Nephews and Cousins.
Raymond was loved by his many childhood friends and classmates , who continued to inquire about and stay in touch with him during is illness.
He will be truly missed by many.