David Eugene Brawdy
1969 – 2012
Life-long resident of Tehachapi, David E. Brawdy, passed away at his home on Thursday, Oct. 25. He was 43 years old.
David was born in Bakersfield on June 25, 1969. He attended Tehachapi schools and graduated from Tehachapi High School. He loved country music, fishing, and his friends and family.
David is survived by his mother, Betty Brawdy of Tehachapi; sisters, Becky Bratcher and her husband, Willie of Lancaster, and Tamie Adams of Tehachapi; brothers, John Smith and his wife, Becky of Talkeetna, Alaska, Stephen Brawdy and his wife, Nina of Tehachapi, Paul Bushnell also of Tehachapi, and Ronald Brawdy and his wife, Patty of Riverside; his long-time girlfriend, Rhonda Thompson of Tehachapi; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Preceding David in death were his father, Thomas Brawdy, who passed away in 2002; brothers, Leonard Smith, who passed away in 1976, and Lloyd Bushnell, who passed away in 1988.
David will be deeply missed by all of his friends and family.
Services were held at Wood Family Funeral Service Chapel on Thursday, Nov. 1. David was interred next to his father at Greenlawn Cemetery in Bakersfield. In lieu of flowers, David’s family has requested that donations be made in his memory to Optimal Hospice: 1315 Boughton Drive, Bakersfield, CA 93308. For condolences please visit www.woodmortuary.net.