James “Jay” Leonard Bradshaw

James ‘Jay’ Leonard Bradshaw

James ‘Jay’ Leonard Bradshaw of Clifty, Arkansas passed away Saturday October 14th, 2023, with his family by his side. Jay was born November 21st, 1955, in Willits, California to James L. Bradshaw of Rule, Arkansas and Mildred (Littrell) Ames of Eureka Springs, Arkansas.

He was a hard-working farmer and “Jay” of all trades. He enjoyed spending his time in nature, swimming at the lake and rock collecting. And you could always find him on his back porch with friends and family, soaking up the breeze and watching the birds.

He is preceded in death by both his parents; his three sons, Greg Shinn, Mark Trantham, Jarod Bergen; and his only nephew, Jonathan Wilmore. He is survived by his wife, Brenda Bradshaw; his two sisters, Ina Maloney, Avis Wilmore; his four daughters, Jessica Collins and husband Sean, Angie Shinn, Tessa Murillo and husband Luis, Shannon Randall and husband Rex; 25 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Services will be held at 2 p.m., Tuesday October 24th, 2023 at Clifty Freewill Baptist Church. In lieu of flowers. Memorial contributions may be made at Cornerstone Bank on Jay’s behalf.