RINGLING — Memorial services for Philip Dean “Butch” Braford 48, of Ardmore will be 2 p.m. Monday January 28, 2013, at Community Fellowship Outreach Center in Ringling, with Bro. Chad Barron officiating. Services are under the direction of Roberts Funeral Home in Ringling.
Philip was born July 21, 1964, in Ringling to Charlie Cephus and Ima Lou (Abshire) Bradford. He passed from this life January 21, 2013. He was raised in Ringling, graduating from Ringling High School in 1982. He attended cosmetology school at Aladdin Beauty College in Ardmore. He owned and operated The Magazine Salon in Ardmore and was very passionate about his job and loved the large clientele he had.
He enjoyed cooking, listening to music, crosses, and watching old movies. He loved talking about the Lord and discussing the Bible. Phillip also enjoyed talking on the phone with his sister, Pam late at night. At the end of their conversations he always said “I love you more.” Phillip was a member of the Mount Zion Missionary Church in Ringling.
He was preceded in death by his father, Charlie Cephus Bradford and his mother, Ima Lou (Abshire) Bradford
He is survived by his brother, Tommy Bradford and wife, Katherine of Courtney; three sisters, Janice Adams and husband, Virgle of Velma, Sandi Sulliven and husband. Steve of Norman, Pam White and husband, Allen of Ringling; several nieces and nephews, great-nieces and nephews, great-great-nieces and nephews and many other family members and friends.
The Ringling funeral home will be open from 3 to 5 p.m. this evening.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.robertsfuneralhomes.us.