Steve Aaron Bradley, 59, a nearly lifelong resident of Big Pine and Bishop, died Thursday, April 2, 2015, at his home in Big Pine.
Steve was born in San Bernardino, Calif., but raised in Big Pine, his family’s longtime home. Steve attended Big Pine Schools and went on to study ornamental horticulture at CalPoly San Luis Obispo.
Steve was known to many friends in the valley for his exceptional artistic abilities, especially with flowers, painting and music. For several years, Steve entertained diners with his piano at the old “Rossi’s Restaurant” in Big Pine. He had most recently been sharing his musical gift with the congregation of the Big Pine Methodist Church.
Steve was preceded in death b y many beloved relatives, especially his mother Karen (Rossi) Bradley, Father Robert Bradley, and his dear Aunt Lorena (Rossi) Olio. He will be missed by a large family. Steve is survived by his sister Jill Aldworth and her husband Jack Aldworth, and nephews Brad and Kevin Varnum, his brother Marty Bradley and nephew Reuben Bradley and his family wife Whittney, daughter’s LilyJo, Eme, and a third daughter on the way, nephew Dustin Tillemans, as well as many other aunts, uncles, cousins, nephews and nieces.
There will be a celebration of Steve’s Life Saturday, April 11, 2015 at the Big Pine Methodist Church at 11:00 am, with a potluck luncheon to follow at the church social hall.
In lieu of flowers, a donation in Steve’s memory to either the Big Pine Methodist Church or the Big Pine Volunteer Fire Department will be greatly appreciated by the family.