Larry Bradberry

Obituary of Larry Bradberry

Larry Holt “Bo” Bradberry, age 76, passed away Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at his home in Draper, Virginia. A native of Wythe County, Virginia, Bo was the youngest of seven sons born to Clarence and Lillian Alexander Bradbery. The Bradberry brothers all served in the military with a combined 72 years of service to their country. Bo was in the U.S. Navy from 1960 to 1969 when he returned home to Wytheville, Virginia. He pursued a lifelong, entrepreneurial career in the electronics field.

Bo Bradberry will be remembered for his generous spirit and quick wit. He was a loving husband and father, a teacher, a student, a scientist, and the golfer you wanted on your team. He is preceded in death by his parents and five brothers, Donald, Jack, Billy, Clarence, and Ron.

Bo is survived by Brenda Allison Bradberry, his wife of 55 years, his son Todd Bradberry and wife Beth Pennington Bradberry of Richmond, his daughter Deanna Bradberry of Wytheville, and brother Bobby J. Bradbery of Wytheville. He leaves four grandchildren, Aaron Gleaves and his wife Mallory of Wytheville, Sam Gleaves of Hindman, Kentucky, John and Emma Bradberry of Richmond, and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

A memorial service will be held at 7 PM Thursday, August 2, 2018 at Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church, conducted by The Reverend Dr. Ralph Kidd and The Reverend Joe Mack Taylor. The American Legion Post 9 will conduct Military Rites. The family will receive friends from 5 PM until service time. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church, 200 Mt. Pleasant Road, Wytheville, VA 24382. Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at

Grubb Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.