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Rickey David Bradshaw II, 46, Peru

Rickey David Bradshaw II, 46, Peru, passed away at 3:58 a.m. on Wednesday, November 2, 2022, in Peru. 

Born September 6, 1976, in Marion, Indiana, he was the son of Rickey David Bradshaw and the former Anna M. (Case) Bradshaw.  

He was a 1995 graduate of North Miami High School and attended Joliet Junior College where studied culinary arts to become a sous chef.  He loved cars and sound systems and belonged to a car club in Joliet, Illinois.  He loved going to car shows with his late mother and his children.  Rickey was a legend in his own right.  He had a wicked sense of humor and never hesitated telling it how it was.  Recently, Rickey connected with God and made peace with Him.  

Survivors include six children, Gabrielle N. Bradshaw, Macy; Daulton J. (Mackinsey) Wentz, McGrawsville; Lilly F. Bradshaw, Peru; Brayden F. Bradshaw, Joliet, IL; and Savanna M. Bradshaw, Joliet, IL; and Kinsley L. Bradshaw, Joliet, IL; one grandson, Colt Townsend, Macy; three sisters, Cheryl (Lisa) Case, Logansport; Shelly Case-Layton, Peru; and Sherry Shipley, Marion.  He also leaves behind one niece, several nephews, and many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.  

He was preceded in death by his parents, Rickey Bradshaw and Anna Dunn; maternal grandparents, Harold and Marcella Case; and paternal grandparents, Floyd and Wanda Bradshaw.  

Respecting his afterlife wishes, cremation arrangements have been entrusted to McClain Funeral Home, Denver, Indiana.  The family invites all to a celebration of his life gathering from 1-6:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 13, 2022, at the Denver, Community Building on South Emmons St. in the town of Denver where Rickey was raised. 

Messages of condolence may be sent to the family on the McClain Funeral Home website at, where friends and family are also able to leave memorial contributions to assist with funeral expenses.