Eldon Bradshaw, 79, died Friday, Nov. 18, 2011, at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston Salem.
He was born on May 6, 1932, in Sampson County to Ruby Mae Bradshaw. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.
He is survived by his wife, Betty Jean Freedle Bradshaw of the home; his son, Robert Bradshaw of Southport; his daughters, Della McClellan of Fayetteville, Amelia Brady of Myrtle Beach, S.C., and Gloria Inman of Linwood; his brother, H.B. Williamson of Clinton; his sister, Billie Joyce of Clinton; eight grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren.