Blair Brady, 83 - Rosedale

Blair Brady age 83 of Walker Rd., Rosedale West Virginia, Gilmer County, departed this life at 7:05 a.m., Thursday January 19, 2012 in the United Hospital Center, Bridgeport West Virginia, following an extended illness.

He was born July 6, 1928 in Gilmer County, son of the late Elbert S. and Josephine Boone Brady.

Mr. Brady was an Army career veteran, having served 20 years, in both World War II and the Korean Conflict. He retired from service in 1967 and later retired from construction as a heavy equipment operator. In his spare time he loved to fish.

On April 30, 1955 he was united in marriage to Charlotte Ihlefeld Brady who survives at their Rosedale home.

Surviving are 3 sons and 1 daughter, Kenneth James Brady and wife Karen of Washington West Virginia, Michael Brady of Sutton West Virginia, Timothy Brady and wife Lety of Charlottesville Virginia, and Karen Steiner and husband Frank of Little Birch West Virginia. There are 11 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren; 2 brothers, Brock Brady of Shock West Virginia and Borden Brady of Texas; and 1 sister, Bernice Rogers of Baltimore Maryland.

Along with his parents, Blair was preceded in death by 2 brothers and 2 sisters, Bernard and Blaine Brady, Beulah Bailey, and Barbara Sauor.

At the request of Mr. Brady, he was cremated with no services.

Ellyson Mortuary Inc. is assisting the family of Blair Brady with arrangements.