Bradford Grayson Martin Bonar
Bradford Grayson Martin Bonar, born Feb. 15, 1992, left this world on March 7, 2020.
Bradford loved life and delighted in everything oil patch, cars, trucks, boats, Jeeps, guns and dogs. Brad worked hard, played hard and left this world driving a Jeep, bravely.
Bradford's family includes the love of his life, Ashley Lewis; parents, Bruce and Patti Bonar; siblings Jessica and John Tidwell, Molly and Jonathan Holley, Caleb and Keeli Bonar and Daniel Bonar; nieces and nephews Brooks, Wake, Finley, Bridge, Loch Tidwell, Aria and Boston Holley, Clayton Bonar and Hallie Claire Bonar; grandmother, Martha Martin; and a host of friends and extended family.
Bradford had faith that Jesus is our only hope of salvation. He prayed with his mother in their schoolroom at home in 2004. Adopted twice, once into our family then into the family of God. He lived his faith in kindness to and acceptance of men as and where they were.
Bradford was tough and manly yet playful and sensitive, a beautiful boy who became a man among men. He had a lifelong love of the oil patch. He was driving lease roads and opening gates since he was 14.
At work he was cheerful, effective, innovative, tireless but never too serious. He loved truth and honesty. He was bright, quick to laugh, confident, generous, shockingly transparent, always true, ready to talk, ever our boy, an unexpected gift.
Bradford Grayson Martin Bonar.
A celebration of life will be at 2 p.m. Friday at First United Methodist Church of Ada.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Bradford's name to the charity of your choice.
Published on March 10, 2020

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Jane Blum
Mar 20, 2020
LOSING A PRECIOUS SON WOULD BE SO HARD, FROM WHAT I CAN GATHER, HE LOVED ADVENTURE. I AM SURE HE EXPLORED ALL OVER HEAVEN BY NOW, AND ENJOYING OUR LORD COMPANY...
Leslie Marie Goodling
Mar 13, 2020
I’m so sorry for your loss, Patti, Bruce and family. May the Holy Spirt comfort you now while you learn to live this new life. You are all being showered with prayers!
Cindy and Tom May
Mar 13, 2020
We are so very sorry for the loss of Bradford. Your family will be in our thoughts and prayers.
Kathy (Michael) Bales
Mar 12, 2020
Patti and Bruce, I am so sorry to learn of your son's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you both. It is such a blessing to know that he is with his Savior and you will be with him again. But that doesn't take away the pain of his absence. Take care of each other.
Jeff and Doris Frederick
Mar 12, 2020
Garden To Go Basket was purchased for the family of Bradford Grayson Martin Bonar by Jeff and Doris Frederick.  Send flowers
Cheryl Svetgoff
Mar 12, 2020
We are so sorry for your loss. Please know that we are praying for you.
Jim & Cheryl Svetgoff
Mar 12, 2020
Basket Full of Wishes was purchased for the family of Bradford Grayson Martin Bonar.  Send flowers
John and Becky Miller
Mar 12, 2020
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Katie Dozier
Mar 11, 2020
I want to say I love you and I have been praying for you all. I know you have a big God and I know you are trusting Him fr everything and everyday.
Hugs and love,
Katie
Rob and Stephanie White
Mar 11, 2020
Bradford meant a lot to our family. We didn’t get to spend much time with him but it only takes a minute of being in his presence to understand how special of a person he is. He will be missed.
Don and Heather McMurry
Mar 11, 2020
We love you all and are so incredibly heart-broken over this. Know that we are praying constantly for God’s comfort over each of you. Bradford has always been a joy to us and we have such fond memories of him from over the years.