Donald L. Bradshaw, Jr.

Sunrise: July 15, 1949

Sunset: April 11, 2021

Donald L. Bradshaw, Jr. 

In a very peaceful and quiet moment, Donald Lester Bradshaw, Jr. departed this life on April 11, 2021, in his home. He was born on July 15, 1949, in Portsmouth, VA to Donald Bradshaw, Sr. and Christine Bradshaw. Donald affectionately known as “Winkie,” was an Army Veteran. He had unconditional love for his wife, his daughter, and siblings. Winkie will be remembered for always having something funny to say, enjoying people, and loving life. His favorite saying was “I’m doing so-so”.

He is survived by his devoted wife of 47 years, Boonchouy Bradshaw, daughter Duangnet Themeison, brother Ronnie Bradshaw, sisters Harriet Shuler (Leonard), Ida Woodall (Charlie), Deborah Slaughter (Ken), Christine Stewart (Chris), and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Winkie will be sorely missed by those whom shared his life.


Viewing Thursday, April 15, 2021 2:00pm - 6:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service 5605 Portsmouth Boulevard Portsmouth, VA 23701 Service WATCH SERVICE LIVE ONLINE Friday, April 16, 2021 12:00pm Metropolitan Funeral Service Portsmouth Chapel Interment Albert G. Horton Veteran Cemetery 5310 Milners Road Suffolk, VA 23434 The family is following the CDC and State of Virginia guidelines for funeral attendance.

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    Linnea Waring Palmer says

    My deepest condolences for the family of Donald (Winkie) Bradshaw I grew up in the same neighborhood with him and his siblings, our mothers were close friends and as children we would visit each other. Donald was such a wonderful person as a child growing up. Back then he was quite young person. May his memories bring comfort to you all. Blessing to you all.

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    Ethelyn Whitehead Holley says

    My condolences to the family of Donald Bradshaw. Donald was a very nice and quiet young man. We were at Douglass Park School together. He will be greatly missed. To the family look to the Lord for your strength. Take your rest my friend.

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    James P. Bowers says

    Hi Dee Dee, I just heard about your father’s passing. I’m saddened by your loss. I will be praying for you and your family. May God grant you peace, James Bowers.

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