In loving memory of

Austin Cole Bradley
July 28, 1995 - July 17, 2020

Austin Cole Bradley, born in Knoxville, TN on July 28, 1995 passed away suddenly and went to be with his Lord Jesus Christ on July 17, 2020. Austin graduated from Halls High School and attended Roane State Community College. Austin is survived by his parents, Scott and Ginger Bradley; sisters, Amanda and Audrey Bradley and niece, Devan Bradley; grandmother, Jean Daves, and special aunts, uncles, and cousins. Austin loved his family dearly and loved spending time with them. Austin was a very talented young man who taught himself to play the guitar at an early age. That love for music carried on with him throughout high school where he played in the jazz band all four years and during that time helped form a band. Austin continued with his music, learning how to produce and also found his singing voice. Austin had a heart of gold and an infectious smile that could light up any room. He was kind to everyone from all walks of life and touched so many lives. Austin will be missed deeply by his loved ones. May his kind soul and infectious smile never be forgotten. Preceded in death by grandmother, Jean Bradley, Lawrence Bradley; uncle, Bill Barrett, and cousin Wade Barrett. A memorial service honoring Austin's life will be held at Gentry Griffey Funeral Chapel, 5301 Fountain Rd, Knoxville, TN 37918 on Friday July 24, 2020 at 6pm (masks will be provided). In lieu of flowers donations can be made to The Joy of Music Youth Music School @
Gentry Griffey Funeral Chapel is honored to serve the Bradley family and invites you to view and sign the online registry.


Sandra Machleit wrote on Jul 28, 2020:

"Happy 25th Birthday Austin. You are very much loved and missed here on Earth. This is a special day in Heaven on your 1st Birthday with your Angels and with your Heavenly Father. Your Loving Aunt, Sandi"

Taylor wrote on Jul 24, 2020:

"Austin was a lovely person and definitely had an infectious smile and laugh. He will be missed by so many people. Sending my condolences to his family and friends. "

Taylor wrote on Jul 24, 2020:

"Austin was a lovely person and definitely had an infectious smile and laugh. He will be missed by so many people. Sending my condolences to his family and friends. "

Mondo wrote on Jul 24, 2020:

"Austin had an ability to make people feel seen & appreciated. It?s amazing to see the great things the people close to him have to say about him; I wish we had a little more time to get to know each other better. My thoughts are with the whole Bradley family. Bless you guys. - Mondo "

Cecil Allred wrote on Jul 24, 2020:

"I have no words that will help at this time, but I am saddened at the loss of your son. I hope you find peace in the years to come and enjoy the memories of the time you had with him Cecil Allred"

Rhonda Griffin wrote on Jul 24, 2020:

"Ginger, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers now and in the days ahead. - Rhonda Griffin (Former Co-Worker at Braxton-Bragg) "

Kevin Farr wrote on Jul 23, 2020:

"My heart is broken for You Scott and Ginger, i cant imagine what you're going through, as a Parent myself theres no greater love than what u have for your Children, I LOVE YOU BOTH DEARLY AND IM PRAYING FOR YALL, I SURE MISS YOU GUYS SO MUCH, theres not but a few of us left from our group of friends and i sure would love to see u guys! Prayers for you 2 and your girls, call me when u can brother 704 747 3342"

Michelle Smith wrote on Jul 23, 2020:

"Ginger, I cannot imagine the pain you are feeling. There are no words but to say I?m praying for you and your friends at work are praying for you as well. May God send an angel to comfort you during this difficult time. Michelle Smith "

Debbie Wattenbarger wrote on Jul 23, 2020:

"Scott, May God be with you and your family at this time. So sorry to hear this. Debbie Wattenbarger @ Ponce Metals"

Anthony Partridge wrote on Jul 23, 2020:

"This young man made a significant and lasting impact on my life his brutal honesty and infectious smile brightened each day we were together in treatment and after as well his love of family ambitions for his future instilled courage and faith in me to cherish each day ill truly miss him being here but God needed him more my condolences go out to his family and I pray that God's grace and mercy continue to comfort you"

Kim L wrote on Jul 22, 2020:

"Prayers, hugs and love to the family and close friends of Austin. So sorry to hear of his passing."

Pam Diles wrote on Jul 22, 2020:

"My heart ?? is broken from the loss of my cousin and for the pain that his family is going through.Austin always had an amazing smile and a kind heart ??.He will be dearly missed by everyone."

Debbie Chitwood and family wrote on Jul 21, 2020:

"So sorry for your lossa Amanda. Condolences to your parents and sister as well. Prayers for all of you."

Keith and Mawmaw wrote on Jul 21, 2020:

"We love all of you and are going to miss you so much Austin. You will always be in our minds and hearts. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and family. Love, Keith and Mawmaw "

Lisa & Darris Brock wrote on Jul 21, 2020:

"I and my family are so sorry for your loss. We live in your neighborhood and my son, Alex Brock, was in the jazz band with Austin as well as graduated with him, and he remembers him fondly. Prayers for all the family during this difficult time."