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Walter "Buddy" Bradshaw

May 16, 1945 — January 13, 2022

Walter "Buddy" Bradshaw of Mountain Home, Arkansas, passed away January 13, 2022, in Jonesboro, Arkansas at the age of 76. He was born May 16, 1945, in Dumas, Arkansas, the son of Walter and Frankie (Hoover) Bradshaw. He married Barbara Rieves on April 12, 1968, in Gould, Arkansas. Buddy was a U.S. veteran of The National Guard. Buddy lived in Mountain Home since moving from Gould, Arkansas in 1990. He was a farmer and loved working outside. Buddy loved hunting, fishing, the Rocky Mountains and Yellowstone. Buddy loved working at Kirby's Tucker Memorial Cemetery; meeting and helping the visitors that came out there. He loved playing jokes on his friends too. But most of all Buddy loved spending time with his granddaughter. He fell in love with her the first time he held her.

Buddy is survived by his wife, Barbara Bradshaw of Mountain Home, AR; daughter, Vonda Sears; and granddaughter, Cassadi Sears.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Visitation will be Friday, January 21, 2022, from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm, at Kirby & Family Funeral Home. A Graveside Service for Buddy will be 3:00 pm, Saturday, January 22, 2022, at Dark Corner Cemetery. Due to current restrictions, masks are required.

Memorials may be made to the Humane Society 2656 AR-201, Mountain Home, AR 72653 or the Food Bank 1042 Highland Cir, Mountain Home, AR 72653.

Arrangements are by Kirby and Family Funeral and Cremation Services - Mountain Home, Arkansas. Visit an online obituary and guestbook at .
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Service Schedule

Past Services


Friday, January 21, 2022

5:00 - 7:00 pm

Kirby & Family Funeral & Cremation Services - Mountain Home, Arkansas

, Mountain Home, AR 72653

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Graveside Service

Saturday, January 22, 2022

Starts at 3:00 pm

Dark Corner Cemetery

, Dumas, AR

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