A celebration of the life of Doug Bradshaw, 66-year-old Sterling, Alaska resident who passed away Saturday, January 4th at the Campbell County Memorial Hospital in Gillette, Wyoming, will be held by his family at a later date. Donations in Doug’s memory may be made to the Doug Bradshaw Memorial, a fund set up to help his family with final expenses, in care of the Harness Funeral Home at 351 N. Adams in Buffalo, Wy. Online condolences may be made at www.harnessfuneralhome.com
Giles Douglas Bradshaw was born on January 4, 1954, in California to Helen Bradshaw. The family lived in California for a few years before moving to Sheridan where his mother’s family lived. He attended grade school in Sheridan and the family moved to Alaska where he attended high school. He graduated from West High School in Anchorage, Alaska with the class of 1972. After high school, he worked at various jobs before becoming a truck driver. Doug was married and divorced three times and spent his life traveling the entire country as an over the road truck driver.
Doug was a member of the NRA and loved hunting, shooting, and fishing. He was a theater advocate and was the lighting director for his high school thespian group. He was an avid movie-goer and was a skydiver when he was young. He was an accomplished guitarist and loved the music of all kinds. He had a passion for riding his Harley Davidson.
He is survived by two brothers, David Bradshaw and George Woods both of Alaska; one sister Linda Sayer of Sheridan; seven nieces and nephews, Chris Athey, Nathan Woods and his wife Jerrica, Marcy Boschee and her husband Rudy, Shannon Gibson, Nichole Koch and her husband Raney, Colby Harber and Calvert Sayer and several great-nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents.