Bradley "Brad" K. Giddings, 67, formerly of McPherson, passed away Monday, February 29, 2016, at Pacifica Senior Living in Fort Myers, Florida. He was retired from the NCRA Refinery where he had worked as an insulator. Prior to that, Brad was an art teacher at McPherson Junior High School.
He was born April 28, 1948 in Beloit, Kansas, the son of Charles Edward and Opal Marie (Albert) Giddings. Brad was a U.S. Army veteran and served during the Vietnam War. He was a member of American Legion and the Veterans of Foreign Wars.
On June 8, 1969, he married Vicki A. Hollaway. This marriage was blessed with three children.
Survivors include: his wife, Vicki of the home; two sons, Derric Giddings of Lebanon, OR and Brandon Giddings (Cari) of McPherson, KS; a daughter, Kamie Ward (Brad) of McPherson, KS; a brother, Roger Giddings (Judy) of Hot Springs, AR; a sister, Linda Sue Humphrey (Jim) of Medicine Lodge, KS; and eight grandchildren, Sierra & Alex Giddings of Lebanon, OR, Caleb, Halle, & Holli Giddings of McPherson, KS, and Macyn, Ryker, & Colby Ward of McPherson, KS.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 PM, Thursday, June 16, 2016, at Stockham Family Funeral Home. Inurnment, with military honors, will be in McPherson Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be given to the Alzheimer's Association or Hope Hospice (Fort Myers, FL) in care of Stockham Family Funeral Home, 205 N. Chestnut, McPherson, KS 67460. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Bradley K. Giddings please visit our Sympathy Store.