More detail on this person: COL Edward G. Bradshaw, age 78, passed away on Monday, September 14, 2020, in Boerne, Texas. He was born April 4, 1942 to Mimi Goodman and W.V. Bradshaw in Winchester, Virginia. COL Bradshaw served over 29 years in the United States Army. During that time, he held 11 different commands and served two tours in Vietnam. His service in Vietnam was rewarded with the Combat Infantry Badge, Bronze Star Medal with V device, Purple Heart, and two Air Medals. COL Bradshaw retired after enjoying the distinct honor of serving as the Garrison Commander of San Antonio's historic post, Fort Sam Houston. Though his roots were that of a combat infantryman, his heart and soul were that of a DUSTOFF officer. He was a man who served his fellow servicemen, as well as in his later years the community of San Antonio through various non-profit organizations. He approached his expected passing with the courage and dignity with which he lived his entire life. Mission accomplishment, according to Ed Bradshaw, was a must. He was preceded in death by his parents and siblings, Dr. W.V. Bradshaw, Betty Rogers, and Dr. Robert Bradshaw. Edward is survived by his wife of 59 years, Mackie Bradshaw; sons, Edward G. Bradshaw, Jr., (Veronica), William R. Bradshaw (Kelli), and Robert D. Bradshaw (Jacqueline); grandchildren, Edward III, Victoria, William, and Elijah Bradshaw; as well as numerous nieces and nephews and many lifelong friends. A private ceremony will be held at Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project.
Burial information: Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery
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