Bradley J. Martin, age 53, of Sunrise Beach, was taken way too soon on Friday, June 14, 2013, at Lake Regional Health System in Osage Beach. He was born October 10, 1959, in Winona, Minnesota, a son of the late Donald and Lucile Stangeland Martin.
Brad was currently employed at Lake Sunrooms in Sunrise Beach.
He was a member of the Mountain Man Association. Brad loved animals and enjoyed riding motorcycles with his motto being, “Live to ride, ride to live.”
He is survived by his soul mate, Jo Papen of the home; his son, Ryan Martin and Anabeth Minx of Springfield, Missouri; daughters, Beth Nicholes of Laurie and Samantha Brown of Sunrise Beach; two grandchildren, Samuel Heard and James Chapman, Jr.; brothers, Mike Martin and wife Lorraine of Forest Lake, Minnesota, Randy Martin of Camdenton and Greg Martin and wife Mary Kay of Lacrosse, Wisconsin; and many other relatives and friends.
A Celebration of Brad’s life will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 Noon, Saturday, June 22nd, at the Kidwell-Garber Laurie/Sunrise Beach Chapel. Memorial contributions are suggested to S.T.A.F.F. Animal Rescue in Laurie. Expressions of sympathy may be left online at www.kidwellgarber.com. Arrangements are under the direction and care of the Kidwell-Garber Laurie/Sunrise Beach Chapel.