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“Never Forgotten xoxo ”
1 of 39 | Posted by: Roula Profetto - Davie, FL

“Your light of Life shines forever in our hearts. Sweet Eric and James both in God's Heavenly Home. In Loving Memory. ”
2 of 39 | Posted by: Mary Ann and Ralph Coulson - FL

“It's already a year but the Bible says, A thousand years is but a day so to you it's not even a day. You are truly missed, but you complete and...Read More »
3 of 39 | Posted by: Janice Hwang - Lake Placid, FL

“For James in Heaven, After you were born there was a picture in the Miami Herald of you with five generations of family members. You were surrounded...Read More »
4 of 39 | Posted by: Cousin Terry - FL

“Jim is truly in heaven. Where my wife Peggy is too. Jerry L ”
5 of 39 | Posted by: JERRY LAFFERTY - Muskegon, MI

“Dear Family: I met James several times at Mary Ann's place of work. I worked for Keyes Company many years. He seemed to be a quiet, gentle young man...Read More »
6 of 39 | Posted by: John Darmanin - Miami Gardens, FL

“My deepest condolences to the family. I pray God will give you all strength, comfort and peace that surpasses all understanding. ”
7 of 39 | Posted by: Nakesha, Miles and Nina - FL

“I am so sorry to learn of James passing. What wonderful boys you have raised! Eric and James are gone much too soon, but what joy they brought to you...Read More »
8 of 39 | Posted by: Marty Radebaugh - Hollywood, FL

“I love you and your sweet spirit James you taught me so much about life, faith, and love. You are missed but I'm so glad you are free. I love you...Read More »
9 of 39 | Posted by: Melissa Maxwell - burlington, NC

“James,your sweet spirit and positive attitude were an inspiration to everyone who knew you. We will miss you,but we know that you are happy and...Read More »
10 of 39 | Posted by: Keith and Elizabeth Tincher - FL

“So deeply sorry for your loss. I pray the Lord will comfort the family, and cover everyone with His peace. Love to all the family... ”
11 of 39 | Posted by: Valerie Luman McClain - FL

“I wish I had the opportunity to meet James in person. He would order pizza from me a couple of times each week and was always my favorite customer....Read More »
12 of 39 | Posted by: Jennifer - Winter Park, FL

“I am so sorry to hear of James passing. After therapy we spent nights laughing at TV, and then the pizza. James was a gentle soul. I had a lot to...Read More »
13 of 39 | Posted by: Ann - Winter Park, FL

“James ”
14 of 39 | Posted by: Ann - Winter Park, FL

“I never met James but knew all about him from Maryann. He accepted his battle with a deadly disease and enjoyed the simple things in life, recently...Read More »
15 of 39 | Posted by: Maggy Romero - Miami, FL

“So sorry for your family. I remember when James asked Molly to Prom! We will be praying for you! Wendy and John Fowler Molly and Sally ”
16 of 39 | Posted by: Wendy Fowler - Salisbury, NC

“So sorry to hear of the passing of your son. My heart aches for your loss. We hope that you find comfort in the fact that he is no longer in pain or...Read More »
17 of 39 | Posted by: Debby Williams and Family - Ocala, FL

“James was a loving and giving young man. He was God's man. He ran the race of life, fought the fight, finished the course and now is with the Lord....Read More »
18 of 39 | Posted by: Mary Ann and Ralph Coulson - FL

“You are in my thoughts and prayers! James was an exceptional young man who was so kind and sweet! He will be missed but he is finally free of all his...Read More »
19 of 39 | Posted by: Kathy Smith - Winter Garden, FL

“Sherry and family you all have my prayers and love. I'm sure James and Suzanne Shoemaker are with his brother in heaven ”
20 of 39 | Posted by: Mona Hoscheid - Truman, MN

“My condolences to your family. The world has lost an amazing young man, and heaven has gained another shiny bright star. ”
21 of 39 | Posted by: Danielle Miller - Orlando, FL

“I am so sorry to hear of your loss. My prayers and hugs to the family ”
22 of 39 | Posted by: Stephanie - Clermont, FL - Friend

“So very sorry for your tragic loss. Lean on Jesus. ”
23 of 39 | Posted by: Jerry and Linda Owens - orlando

“So sorry for your loss. We offer our condolences and prayers for your family. ”
24 of 39 | Posted by: Bill, Liz, Callie, and Bryant Chalker - FL

“James, you will be missed by us all. I will always hold our talks in my heart. Most of all I will remeber you each time laugh! My laugh used to Crack...Read More »
25 of 39 | Posted by: Paige sirois - montverde, FL

“I only sat and talked to James a couple of times. He was a remarkable young man had had his moms great spirit of life. He loved the Lord and I have...Read More »
26 of 39 | Posted by: Alan Alexander - Orlando, FL

“We know that James is in a better place with no pain or sorrow- He was a Christian young man and had given his heart and soul to the Lord. He is in...Read More »
27 of 39 | Posted by: Kreis Luman - graham, NC

“I just learned today of James passing on November 16th. I am a nurse at Florida Hospital-WP and took care of James during his last 3 admissions at...Read More »
28 of 39 | Posted by: Duane Latimer - Winter Park, FL

“He was a very brave young man. Our prayers are with the family. ”
29 of 39 | Posted by: David and Letha Covalt - Leesburg

“My condolences to James' family. I took care of him at WPMH. He is missed! ”
30 of 39 | Posted by: Phyllis Wood - Orlando

“I am so sorry to hear of James' passing. All my love, thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. He was a very special person...so sweet and...Read More »
31 of 39 | Posted by: Janet Reddington - Oviedo, FL

“There are no words at this time or any to express how very saddened we were to hear the news of James' passing. We are sending our deepest...Read More »
32 of 39 | Posted by: Roula Profetto & Family - Davie, FL

“We are deeply saddened to hear of Jame's passing. We will always remember his gentle soul and his beautiful smile. Our prayers and sympathies are...Read More »
33 of 39 | Posted by: Belinda Casteel - Hollywood, FL

“So saddened to hear of James passing. Absent in body is present with the Lord. I know is in a good place (heaven) and has no more pain. He was an...Read More »
34 of 39 | Posted by: Janice Hwang - lake placid

“So sorry to hear about sweet James. He was so tenderhearted, and showed so much love to everyone. He will truly be missed ”
35 of 39 | Posted by: Rachael Thomas - Orlando, FL

“James was a loving grandson, that will now be in our hearts forever. Our wonderful memories of his life will fill our hearts once again with Joy for...Read More »
36 of 39 | Posted by: Mary Ann and Ralph Coulson - FL

“Aunt Karen , Uncle Bill and Mandy share in your sorrow. We will be there with you Saturday. Love you. ”
37 of 39 | Posted by: Karen Moore - Miramar, FL

“Much love from the lumans ”
38 of 39 | Posted by: the luman family - ft myers, FL

“James blessed us with his love and actions. A sweet young man that God called Home. No more tears, no pain, no suffering. He was God's child and he...Read More »
39 of 39 | Posted by: Mary Ann and Ralph Coulson - FL


James Richard Bradley, 28, of Groveland, FL passed away November 16, 2014 at UF Shands Hospital, Gainesville, FL. James was born June 2, 1986 at North Shore Medical Center in North Miami, FL, moving to the area ten years ago from Fort Lauderdale. He attended Foundation Academy in Winter Garden, FL from 10th through the 12th Grade, where he received the Fruit of the Spirit Award (Gal 5:22-23) and traveled to Europe for his senior trip. He sang at Carnegie Hall with the Foundation Academy Choir, received multiple art awards and played soccer, basketball and baseball. James was a supporter of Give Kids the World, Make a Wish Foundation and Great Strides for Cystic Fibrosis. He was also active in Boy Scouts.

James is survived by his mom and dad, Robert Taylor and Sherri Lynn Bradley, and his brother Ryan Patterson Bradley. He is also survived by his great-grandmother Kay Coulson, grandmother Lori Bradley and grandparents Ralph Lee Coulson and Mary Ann Coulson, great-uncles Jerry Lafferty and Kries Luman, great-aunts Winnie Rudy and Roxie Allard, uncles and aunts Randy and Pam Pruim, Ralph Coulson, Scott and Maggie Coulson, Boyd and Linda Roebke, John and Barbara Bishop and David Bradley. James will also be greatly missed by his cousins Kaitlin and Kyle Coulson, Nick, Emily, Amy, Jason, Jenna, Daniel, Michael, Allyson, Emily, Johnathan and Victoria Roebke, Joshua, Sarah and Brianna Bishop, Jared and Stephanie Pent, Clay, Derek, Cole, Brook, Grant and Breanna Pruim.
James is predeceased by his brother, Eric Taylor Bradley, great-grandfathers Bill Luman and Ralph J. Coulson, great-grandmother Bernice Luman, grandfather Guy Patterson Bradley and great aunts Peggy Lafferty and Beverly Luman.

James has truly been and inspiration and has triumphed over many obstacles in his life. He was diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis at birth and has struggled with this disease for 28 years. James was determined to get better and keep on fighting. James has always had a wonderful outlook on life, a giving and loving spirit and he is grateful to God. James is also grateful to his family and friends for the love and unconditional support during his many times of need. James has always put himself fully into whatever the task was before him, and given hope and encouragement to everyone he meets. James never lost faith that God would bless him while in the hospital, and he showed great strength, attitude and courage in all he did, and especially on his outlook on life. God has a great plan for James, and we thank God for his blessings and using James in such a mighty way.

2 Corinthians 12: 9-10
And the Lord said to me, "My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness." Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weakness, so that Christ's power may rest on me. That is why, for Christ's sake. I delight in weakness, in insults, in hardships, in persecutions, in difficulties. For when I am weak, then I am strong.

Romans 8:18
"I consider that our present sufferings are not worth comparing with the Glory that will be revealed in us."

James suffered and never complained. The love, joy and compassion he gave to everyone is incomparable.

I said a prayer for you today
And know God must have heard,
I felt the answer in my heart,
Although he spoke no words.

I asked for happiness for you,
In all things great and small,
But it was His loving care
I prayed for most of all.

65 Roses
"65 Roses" is what little children suffering from Cystic Fibrosis call their disease. As the following story illustrates, the words are much easier to pronounce…
Mary G. Weiss became a volunteer for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation in 1955 after learning that her three little boys had Cystic Fibrosis. Her duty was to call every civic club, social and service organization seeking financial support for CF research. Mary's four year old son, Richard, listened closely to his mother as she made each call. After several calls, Richard came into the room and told his mom, "I know what you are working for." Mary was dumb struck because Richard did not know what she was doing, nor did he know he had Cystic Fibrosis. With some trepidation, Mary posed the question back to Richard, "What am I working for Richard?" "You are working for 65 roses", he answered so sweetly. Mary was speechless. She went over to him and tenderly pressed his tiny body to hers. He could not see the tears running down Mary's cheeks as she stammered, "Yes, Richard, I'm working for 65 roses."
This legend has been popularized by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (USA) in the names of fundraising events (e.g., Sixty-Five Roses Dance). But making it easier to say doesn't make Cystic Fibrosis any easier to live with. The ugly fact is that Cystic Fibrosis is the number one genetic killer of children and young adults in America today. The "65 Roses" story has captured the hearts and imaginations of all who have heard it. The rose, appropriately the ancient symbol of love, has become a symbol of the fight against Cystic Fibrosis.

Cystic Fibrosis is a journey I never planned for, but I sure do love my tour guides. I am the MOM of two children with Cystic Fibrosis. Forever in my heart. I love you James and Eric.
Mom