Mr. Garry Gene Bradby, 68 of Hopewell, Virginia, peacefully entered into eternal rest on January 30, 2023. Garry was born on December 27, 1954 in Charles City, Virginia to the late Argine Sr. and Ann Bradby. Garry was preceded in death by two brothers, Irving and Kevin Bradby.
At an early age, he confessed Christ as his Lord and Savior and joined First Baptist Church of City Point, in Hopewell, Virginia at the age of 7. He later joined St. John Baptist Church of Charles City, Virginia. Garry attended Hopewell Public Schools. He was formerly employed by Kippax Place Apartments. Garry had a love for cooking, fishing and working on projects around the house. He enjoyed helping his neighbors in their time of need. Garry enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. You could always find him laughing, joking and living his best life.
He leaves to cherish his memories a loving daughter, Andrea Gentry, two granddaughters, Kyeria Williams and Kyonna Johnson; two great-granddaughters; brothers, Russell Charity (Regina), Argine Bradby (Darlene), Aubrey and Terry Bradby; sisters, Eleanor Washington (Royal Sr.), Hope Crawley (Kenneth), Theresa Carson (Harold), Darlene Bradby, Charlotte Johnson and Wanda Ford; a host of nieces and nephews; a sister at heart, Fatima Majette; daughter at heart, Linda Roach; a few devoted friends, The Wheat Family, Avon Miles, Eleanor Thompson, Carl Whitehead, Craig Jones, Joe Jones Jr. , David Crawley, Bobby and David Miles, along with a host of relatives and friends.
A memorial service will be held 12noon Friday, February 10, 2023, at Vincent Funeral Home, 9923 Pocahontas Trail, Providence Forge, VA 23140.