David Bradley Obituary

David  A. Bradley
David Bradley
David A. Bradley

February 22, 1948 - February 28, 2019
Born in Fairfield, Iowa
Resided in Muscatine, Iowa
  • Contat Us
  • Guestbook
  • Photos
  • Services
  • Send Flowers


David Alan Bradley, 71, of Muscatine, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on February 28, 2019. A celebration of his life will be held Saturday, March 16, 2019 from 12-4 on the 2nd floor of the National Pearl Button Museum at 117 West 2nd Street, Muscatine, IA.

David was born February 22, 1948 in Fairfield, Iowa to parents, Jimmie F. and Shirley J. (Barber) Bradley. He grew up in Fairfield and graduated from Fairfield High School. He worked at the Iowa Army Ammunition Plant in Middletown, Iowa. He then worked at Monsanto in Muscatine until his retirement in 2000. On November 22, 1997 he was united in marriage to Linda Carter Honts in Muscatine.

David loved baseball, collecting autographs, was an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan and enjoyed watching his grandchildren participate in their sport activities.

David is survived by his wife, Linda; children, Shelby (Michael) Coffey of Urbandale, Michelle (Tim) Nesbitt of Summerville, SC and Joy (Jim) Arendasky of Cedar Rapids; grandchildren, Matthew (Stephanie) Coffey, Jennifer Coffey, Matthew Montagna, Brenton (Michelle) Montagna, Jordan Nesbitt, Ashleigh Nesbitt and Steven Crowder; great-grandchildren, Silas Coffey, Kaylie Montagna, Kayden Montagna and Olivia Montagna; a sister, Robbin Ehret of Fairfield as well as many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and their families. He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Travis Bradley and a brother, Dan Bradley.

Iles Westover Chapel in Des Moines is handling arrangements and online condolences are welcome at www.IlesCares.com.




National Pearl Button Museum
117 West 2nd Street
Muscatine, IA US 52761
Saturday, March 16, 2019
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM