Peter Allen Bradley, 95, of Indianapolis, passed away Wednesday, April 21, 2019, while under the care of Good Samaritan Hospice in Fishers.
Born April 27, 1923, in Canton, Ohio, he was the son of the late Ray William Bradley and Lisa Vaughn Bradley.
Peter was a 1947 graduate of the Coast Guard Academy and actively served from 1947-1974, attaining the rank of captain. He was a member of the Coast Guard Alumni and Military Officers Association of America in Indiana, serving as its first president. He flew both fixed wing aircraft and helicopters and, for pleasure, flew a Mooney aircraft up to his 94th birthday. Peter was an avid golfer. He will be dearly missed and lovingly remembered.
Peter is survived by his children, Alex (Eilene) Bradley of Fishers; Martha (Fred) Bush of Seattle, Wash.; and Ann (James) Bullock of Richmond, Va.; as well as four grandchildren and five stepgrandchildren.
Peter was preceded in death by his parents; his wife Mary Preston Bradley; and his brother, Andrew R. Bradley.
Peter will be buried with full military honors at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va.