Franklin "Frank" Harvey Bradfield



Franklin “Frank” Harvey Bradfield, 81, of Kinston, formerly of Morehead City, passed away on Saturday, July 15, 2017 at the NC State Veterans Home surrounded by his loving wife.

He was born February 14, 1936 in Amarillo, TX to the late Mary Martin and the late Franklin Harvey Bradfield.

Frank was Texan by birth and by nature, had a great sense of humor and was an independent, rugged and adventuresome, friendly person who will be greatly missed by all that knew him. His love of travel took him to all fifty states as well as several countries including Saudi Arabia, Venezuela, St. Croix, US Virgin Islands and Japan.

Frank served his country honorably in the U.S. Army.

He was employed as a welding inspector and piping superintendent for the oil refineries.

Frank was Christian by faith.

Frank married Barbara McClain on December 23, 1974 in Mississippi.

Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife of 43 years Barbara McClain Bradfield of Kinston, son, Lane Bradfield of Albuquerque, NM , daughter Melanie Poulos and husband Chris and grandson Ben Poulos all of Morehead City, NC and brother Larry Bradfield and wife Joyce of Montgomery, Texas.

He leaves behind many family and friends throughout the Veterans Home, Kinston area and the Morehead City area.

Burial with military honors will be held at 10 am Friday August 4, 2017 at Eastern Carolina State Veterans Cemetery, 164 Longs Plant Farm Road, Goldsboro, NC 27534 at a later date.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675-8517 or call 855-448-3997.