Bradley E. Stiles, age 62, of Bulls Gap, passed away peacefully on Friday, June 28, 2019 at the Holston Valley Medical Center in Kingsport with his son, Matthew, by his side. He worked at Howmet Alcoa in Morristown until 2010 when cancer destroyed his health.
He was born April 29, 1957, in Olean, NY, son of the late Carl and Flora (Brisbee) Stiles of Hinsdale, NY. Bradley was preceded in death by his best friend, wife, and the love of his life, Kathryn (Wesley) (Shullek) Stiles; grandparents; parents; and a sister, Betty J. (Stiles) Bender, also of Hinsdale, NY.
He is survived by his son, Matthew Stiles of Port Allegany, PA; brother, Carl of Bulls Gap; sister, Barbara (Stiles) Smith of Hinsdale, NY; two grandchildren, Mackenzie and Noah Stiles.
He currently resided next to his brother, Carl Stiles and nephew, Mark Skinner in Bulls Gap.
Brad loved his family and had an extensive collection of family photos and memorabilia dating back into the 1800s.
He enjoyed studying history, in particular the Civil War and had almost every book written on the subject.
The family will receive friends Wednesday, July 3, 2019 from 6 – 8 P.M. in the chapel of Stetzer-Bales Funeral Home. A closing prayer will follow.
Arrangements by Stetzer-Bales Funeral Home.
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