Thursday, January 26, 2012

Bradford Loren Coffey

April 30, 1970
Streator, Illinois
January 20, 2012
Phoenix, Arizona

Bradford (Brad) Loren Coffey, 41, died at 2:00a.m. on Friday, January 20th, 2012, at his residence. He was born April 30, 1970 in Streator, Illinois, to Ellis (Ray) and Judith Beatrice (Rients) Coffey. He married Melissa Lynn McCarty on December 20th, 2001 in Tolleson, Arizona. Surviving are 2 children, daughter, Megan Sue, and son, Travis Walker.

There will be a viewing on Friday, January 27th from 4:00pm to 7:00pm at Avenidas Funeral Chapel located at 522 East Western Avenue in Avondale, and his memorial service is Sunday, January 29th at 4:00pm with Pastor Matt Ogle from Cornerstone Church officiating, also being held at Avenidas Funeral Chapel.

Other survivors are grandmother Daisy (Beatrice) Rients, mother, Judy (Rients) Coffey, brother, Kent Wulzen, sister, Karla (Coffey) Rowlette and 15 nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, E. Ray Coffey, grandfather, Henry Rients, and grandparents, William and Shirley Coffey.

He attended school in Cornell, Illinois, until he moved to Phoenix, Arizona in 1984 where he completed school. He attended Glendale Community College and Career Training Institute and was certified in HVAC-R. He was a truck driver for 19 years and was employed recently by All Star Material.

He enjoyed the outdoors, riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle; he loved hunting and target practice and spending time with family and friends. He will be greatly missed.

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  1. Melissa, Megan & Travis,

    I just want to express my condolences on your loss. I hope God will help you through all of this. I will pray for you all. I love you.


  2. Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss.
    Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time. May the love of those around you help you through the days ahead.

    Sincerely, Your friends and Neighbors, the Vazquez Family.