Clark C. Bradshaw, 74, passed away on February 25, 2019, at Kansas City Hospice House, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease and cancer. Services will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, March 9that Church of the Nativity, 3800 W 119thSt., Leawood, KS 66209.
Clark was born in Topeka, KS to Charles and Betsy Bradshaw on October 14, 1944. After World War II, the family moved to Abilene, KS. Clark graduated from Abilene High School in 1962, where he excelled in debate and tennis. He went on to earn a Bachelor of Science degree from Westminster College, and received his JD from Washburn University School of Law in 1968.
In the summer of 1968, Clark began a 42-year career in trust and estate planning with his first job at First National Bank of Kansas City, Missouri. 32 years later, he retired from Bank of America as a Senior Vice President of the Trust Department. In 2000, Clark began working for Country Club Bank, which he helped build into Country Club Trust Company. He later retired in 2011 as a Senior Vice President of Country Club Trust Company.
Outside of work and time with family, Clark enjoyed spending time on the golf course and rooting for the Jayhawks. In addition, he was an avid baseball fan and spent many days and nights at Kauffman Stadium.
Clark was a member of the Phi Gamma Delta fraternity at Westminster College, and went on to also join the YMCA Heritage Foundation, The Estate and Planning Society, Kiwanis club of Greater Kansas City, and Church of the Nativity.
Clark was preceded in death by his parents Charles and Betsy Bradshaw and sister Sabra (Bradshaw) Wackerle. He is survived by his wife of 44 years Mary Ellen Bradshaw; sister Martha Hancock (Al) of Knoxville, TN; brother in law Louis Wackerle (Marci) of Portland, OR; sons Jeff Bradshaw of Overland Park, KS and Michael Bradshaw (Lindsay) of Evanston, IL; and grandchildren Parker, Jack, and Brooks Bradshaw.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to: Westminster College (Westminster College – Office of Development, 501 Westminster Avenue, Fulton, MO 65251), Kansas City Hospice House (1500 Meadow Lake Parkway, Suite 200, Kansas City, MO 64114), or Care Heaven Foundation for Jeanne’s Place (3848 W. 75thSt. Prairie Village, KS 66208).