William B. Bradley

February 25, 1976 ~ August 28, 2017 (age 41)


William B. Bradley, 41, of Tiffin, passed away at 5:35 p.m., Monday, August 28, 2017 at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center in Toledo.

William was born on February 25, 1976 in Kansas City, Missouri, to Joe and Ann (Cook) Bradley. They survive in Wailuku, Hawaii. He married Emily Isaacson in Columbia, Missouri on January 8, 2005 and she survives in Tiffin.

In addition to his wife and parents, William is survived by a brother, Steve Bradley of Saranac Lake, New York, and a sister, Molly (Joe) Bradley-Ryk also of Hawaii.

William graduated from Gloversville High School in Gloversville, New York before attending St. Lawrence University. He later attended graduate school at Northern Michigan University and the University of Missouri; he then worked as a writer and college professor. William always said that “everyone has a story,” and was good at getting others to tell theirs. He was a film buff who particularly enjoyed horror movies. William also loved traveling and exploring new communities.

A celebration of William’s life will be held on September 16 at 4:00 p.m. in Ohl Concert Hall on Heidelberg’s campus. The Engle-Shook Funeral Home & Crematory in Tiffin is assisting the family with their arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to Heidelberg University or to the Henrietta Lacks Foundation (

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