Hugh “Bradley” Friend, 71, of McLoud, Oklahoma, passed away on Thursday, February 18, 2021 after a brief illness.
Bradley was born July 22, 1949 to Robert and Nora (Moad) Friend in Guthrie, Oklahoma. After graduating from high school, Bradley enlisted in the Army, followed, thereafter, by the Navy: retiring in 2002, as a Chief Petty Officer.
He met Ida Mae (Pillois), and they wed on May 21, 1967, going on to have three children, Michael, Brad and Kristina.
After retirement, Bradley spent time with family and friends and returned to college, earning a degree in Criminal Justice.
Bradley is predeceased by his parents; a set of twin siblings; sister, Arlena and brothers, Allen and Marvin. He is survived by his wife, Ida Mae; sister Marla; his brothers, Joe, Robert and Robbie; his three children, Michael (Misty), Brad (Stana) and Kristina (Christopher); several grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren, other relatives and friends.
Visitation will be at Community Funeral Home, Tuesday, February 23, 9 AM to 5 pm and Wednesday, February 24, 9 AM to 1 PM.
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