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Charles Thomas Bradley, Jr.

Charles Thomas Bradley, Jr.
  • September 27, 1966 - January 12, 2021
  • Charleston, South Carolina
  • Donate to the American Cancer Society

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“I have so many good memories with you Uncle Chuck. When we would go up to cabins with the family and I would come up and visit. You were always so...Read More »
1 of 25 | Posted by: Leah Haynes - Knoxville, TN

“Chuck was my uncle and he was there more for me than my own father. I have so many wonderful memories from my childhood with this amazing, selfless,...Read More »
2 of 25 | Posted by: Kirsten Enno - Knoxville, TN

“My sincere condolences to the family. Charles was a great guy, always had a smile on his face, no matter the circumstance. He was the nicest & the...Read More »
3 of 25 | Posted by: Adys Rivas - GAINESVILLE - Friend

Karen was my Maid of Honor at my wedding.  This is a picture taken of them at the reception.  9/4/92 “I feel like we all group together. Chuck (as we called him then) and Karen and I were often together either hanging out in our Senior lounge or on...Read More »
4 of 25 | Posted by: Chanyn Bird - Friend

“Although his stature dominated the room, his huge heart and humble demeanor made everyone around him feel important and much appreciated. He was...Read More »
5 of 25 | Posted by: Mike Jackson - Rincon, GA

“Charles was a great guy who truly cared about others. I really enjoyed working with him and considered him a mentor and a friend. He was one of the...Read More »
6 of 25 | Posted by: Kyle Zandy - Houston, TX

“Charles trusted me with a great opportunity early in my career. He allowed an inexperienced engineer trainee to travel across the country and work...Read More »
7 of 25 | Posted by: Brandon Friend - Savannah, GA

“Karen, Chase and Ben,My deepest condolences to all of you in the loss of Charles. He was without a doubt one of the kindest people I have even known...Read More »
8 of 25 | Posted by: Michelle Head - Rincon, GA

“We have so many happy family memories of Chuck. We have a photo of my siblings, me and Jeanie when we were all kids, and Chuck, as a baby, hanging...Read More »
9 of 25 | Posted by: Victoria Vuletich - GRAND RAPIDS, MI

“For Karen, Chase, and BenI didn't know Charles well. I only met him a handful of times, but I remember him vividly. Not just because I felt I knew...Read More »
10 of 25 | Posted by: Katie Dunnigan - Rincon, GA

“Charles was a kind and gentle man. He was always willing to listen to anyone and his door was always open. Although he had a was a big presence in...Read More »
11 of 25 | Posted by: Chris Sheldon - Savannah, GA

“So sorry to hear of the sudden passing of Charles. I had the privilege of working intimately w/ Charles during our time together at Vopak Savannah. ...Read More »
12 of 25 | Posted by: Chad Dollander - Savannah, GA

“Karen, it just breaks my heart seeing this. I was unaware of his illness. I truly love Chuck and consider him a true friend. He would have done...Read More »
13 of 25 | Posted by: Kim Furrh - Deer Park, TX

“We are very sorry for the loss of Chuck. It was really nice to reconnect with him on one of his drives heading back home from the Gulf Coast area. It...Read More »
14 of 25 | Posted by: Craig and Susan Nelson - Parker, CO

“My sincerest condolences to Charles family. He was one of the friendliest people I have worked with. He was a great professional, always calm and...Read More »
15 of 25 | Posted by: Guy Keymolen - Deer Park, TX

“Charles was a professional in every sense of the word. He was warm, funny and great guy to be around. I enjoyed working with him and after our...Read More »
16 of 25 | Posted by: Michael Dilick - SUGAR LAND, TX

“I am so sorry to hear about Charles passing. He was truly one of the nicest people I've ever worked with. My prayers are with your family. ”
17 of 25 | Posted by: Jackie Gault - Ringgold, GA

“I am so sorry for your loss. Charles was the sweetest man and I really enjoyed working with him at Vopak. Prayers for your entire family. ”
18 of 25 | Posted by: Karen Pounders Wilson - Houston, TX

“@❤ To his family ”
19 of 25 | Posted by: Miriam Harmon - Richmond, TX

“The Trans send our deepest condolences to the Bradleys. Charles was a very warm and kind individual with whom I worked with while at Vopak VLS. I...Read More »
20 of 25 | Posted by: Tuan Tran - El Lago, TX

“I was shocked and saddened to hear of Chuck's passing. Time flies as life happens. Charles always challenged me to be better through his actions. ...Read More »
21 of 25 | Posted by: Richard Newman - Humble, TX

“Charles,Reflecting on our great moments, you are forever etched in our memories as a true statesman. I had my utmost respect for your commitment to...Read More »
22 of 25 | Posted by: Raj Mahadevaiah - Alpharetta, GA

“Such a good picture and tribute to Chuck. He is fondly remembered and will be missed. ”
23 of 25 | Posted by: Shirley Anderson - Broomfield, CO

“Mr. Charles was a great Scout leader. I am grateful he was able to mentor my son. I am praying for peace and comfort for the family. He loved them...Read More »
24 of 25 | Posted by: Jilliane Banks - Rincon, GA

“So sorry to hear of Chucks passing. I am Dales Niece, Loren's youngest daughter. When we would hear of Chuck coming back to Nebraska for a visit. We...Read More »
25 of 25 | Posted by: Lorna Carlson - North Platte, NE


Charles Thomas Bradley, Jr., 54, of Charleston, South Carolina, husband of Karen Louise Bradley, entered into eternal rest Tuesday, January 12, 2021. Memorial service will be held at St. Luke's Episcopal Church 155 Goshen Road Rincon GA on Saturday March 20th from 2pm to 3pm. Covid-19 restrictions apply - masks are required and social distancing will limit the number of persons allowed in Sanctuary at one time.

Charles was born September 27, 1966 in Denver, Colorado, son of the late Charles Thomas Bradley and the late Betty Lou Anderson. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Environmental Population Organismic Biology from the University of Colorado - Boulder. He was highly regarded as a consummate professional with the utmost integrity. He took his family abroad when he would travel for work, providing experiences of a life time, destinations included Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Germany, Canada, Austria, Belgium and France. Charles enjoyed the outdoors, especially fishing and camping, was an avid supporter of the Boy Scouts of America and volunteered as a Scout Leader. He was also an enthusiastic numismatist. More than anything, Charles was a family man with an unending love for his wife and children. He was a quiet giant, with a great heart for others. If you were lucky enough to know him, you were the recipient of a friendship that had no limits.

He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Karen of Bluffton, SC; sons, Chase Bradley of Statesboro, GA and Ben Bradley of Bluffton, SC; sister, Jean Acsell (Jeff) of Mt. Pleasant, SC; father, Dale Anderson of Lakewood, CO; mother-in-law, Beverly Dengerud of Panama City, FL; brother-in-law, John Dengerud Panama City, FL; two sisters-in-law, Tracie Oberuc (Tim) of Coon Rapids, MN and Christina Enno of Knoxville, TN; and multiple nieces and nephews and great-nieces.

In support of his generous nature, if you want to continue giving in his name, Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society at cancer.org, Boy Scouts of America at scouting.org, or a charity of your choice.