Milton Lloyd Bradshaw, 73, of Golden Hill passed away Saturday, July 7, 2012 at his home.
Born June 9, 1939, Lloyd was the youngest of three children of the late Wm. Byron and Eloise Elzey Bradshaw.
Lloyd attended local schools graduating from South Dorchester in 1957 and upon completion began working at the E.I. DuPont de Nemours plant in Seaford, DE. Drafting into the Army in 1962, he proudly served his country thru 1967, when he returned home and went back to his former employment. Lloyd enjoyed his work maintaining and repairing the manufacturing plant’s machinery and equipment for 34 years before retiring in 1993.
On November 28, 1969, Lloyd married the former Nancy Kay Newcomb and enjoyed over 43 years of faithful matrimony. Always seen together, Kay and Lloyd enjoyed doing all things with each other from grocery shopping , dining and occasional trips.
“Barny” as he was affectionately referred to by many, will be remembered for his easy going manner, his enjoyment of wood working crafts, gardening and great love for animals especially cats. Many cats received much needed care and attention thanks to his compassion and generosity.
Besides his wife, Lloyd is survived by two brothers, William and wife MaryLee of Vienna; Leroy and wife Frances of Golden Hill; nephews William (Billy), Thomas and Michael Bradshaw and niece Barbara Kraeer.
A funeral service will be held on Wednesday July 11, 2012 at the Newcomb and Collins Funeral Home, P.A., Cambridge, beginning at 12 p.m. The family will receive friends the hour prior. Officiating will be Rev. Gary Crouch and Rev. Barbara Mills. Interment will follow at the St. John’s United Methodist Church Cemetery in Golden Hill.
Serving as pallbearers will be Thomas Bradshaw, Michael Bradshaw, Billy Bradshaw, Ray Kraeer, Joe Ammons, Jay Newcomb and Gary Newcomb.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Lloyd can be made to the St. John’s United Methodist Church, c/o Doris K. Lewis, 3347 Golden Hill Rd. Church Creek, Md., or the Baywater Animal Rescue (Dorchester Humane Society) 4930 Bucktown Rd., Cambridge, Md.
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