Bradley R. “Bim” Graybill, age 70, of Victorville, CA, formerly of Dubuque, IA, completed his earthly journey on August 11, 2023, in San Antonio, TX, with his loving family by his side. To honor Brad’s life, his services and burial will be held at a later date at the Fort Sam Houston Cemetery in San Antonio, jointly with his wife who sadly passed away just months ago.
Brad was born on May 16, 1953, in Guttenberg, IA, a son to Byron “Barney” and JoAnn Graybill. He lived in the Sherrill, IA, area and was a proud graduate of the Class of ’71 from Hempstead High School in Dubuque, IA. Brad enlisted in the U.S. Navy Sea Bees after graduation and also served in the Reserves until retirement with the rank of E01 in 2005. He was always proud to be a Sea Bee and served with true dedication and honor. He was also an over the road truck driver for most of his adult life and won multiple safe driving awards while employed with Werner Enterprises, from where he eventually retired.
Brad was united in marriage to Janice Moore on September 4, 1976, in Dubuque, IA, and they were blessed with many wonderful years together until she was sadly called home ahead of him on March 15, 2023.
Those left behind to cherish the memory of Brad include,
his three children,
Anthony (Jennifer) Graybill, San Antonio, TX,
Cory (Kara) Graybill, Aurora, CO,
and Jennifer (Jose) Valdez, San Antonio, TX;
Nicholas Graybill, Taylor Graybill, Jake Graybill, Nathan Graybill, Benjamin Graybill, Conner Valdez, and Mackenzie Valdez;
JoAnn (Don) Dondelinger, Cuba City, WI;
Ginny (Steve) Cavanaugh, East Dubuque, IL,
Tim (Jeanne Saunders) Graybill, Hazel Green, WI,
and Kim Healis, Rohnert Park, CA;
Daniel (Vondel) Graybill, Pasco, WA;
along with many nieces, nephews, cousins, friends, neighbors, and his special canine companion, “Tink”.
Brad was preceded in death by his beautiful bride, Janice Graybill; his father, Bryon “Barney” Graybill; his grandparents; several aunts and uncles; and his in-law’s.
“Fair Winds and Following Seas,” Sailor.
Online condolences may be shared with Brad’s family at www.tristatecremationcenter.com
To honor Brad’s life, his services and burial will be held at a later date at the Fort Sam Houston Cemetery in San Antonio, jointly with his wife who sadly passed away just months ago.