Mr. Aubrey Eugene 'Gene' Bradshaw

Aubrey Eugene “Gene” Bradshaw, 73, of Sharpsburg, GA, died Saturday, April 20, 2013, at Piedmont Fayette Hospital. He was born September 6, 1939, in Birmingham, AL, to the late Richard A. Bradshaw & Evelyn Baker Bradshaw.

Gene was a 1958 graduate of Tarrant High School in Birmingham where he was active in sports and played center on the football team. He attended Auburn University & Georgia State University. Gene retired from the U.S. Navy as a Chief Petty Officer and then began a career as an aircraft mechanic with Delta Airlines, retiring in 1994. He was an avid cribbage player who attained the Silver Award.

The funeral is Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at 10 a.m. eastern time in the chapel of McKoon Funeral Home with Rev. Chris Reynolds officiating. The visitation is Monday evening between 6-8 p.m. at McKoon Funeral Home, 38 Jackson St, Newnan, GA. The graveside service is Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. central time at Ridout’s Forest Hill Cemetery in Birmingham, AL.

Condolences can be sent to the family online at .

Survivors include wife, Mattie Brown Bradshaw of Sharpsburg; daughter, Patsy L. Brown of Pensacola, FL; son, Bobby Bradshaw of Birmingham; daughter, Sandy D. Carlson of Sharpsburg; grandchildren, James Bradley Donohoe, Hayden Scott Bradshaw, Evie Ann Bradshaw; sister-in-law, Thelma Jean Bradshaw of Springville, AL; numerous nieces and nephews.

McKoon Funeral Home, 770-253-4580

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