In Loving

Lila Springmann Bradford

May 07, 1927Feb 26, 2019

Memorial Service




Sat, March 02, 2019


10 : 30 AM

Obituary message

BRADFORD, Lila Springmann, 91, of Henrico Co., passed away peacefully on February 26, 2019, with family by her side. Lila was born May 7, 1927 and taught 1st and 2nd Grade for many years. She touched many lives, including her family, friends, students and those in her church, with her love, compassion and sense of humor. Lila was preceded in death by her parents, Douglas M. and Florence Taylor Springmann, Sr.; as well as by her husband, Owen Lee “Buck” Bradford. Those left to cherish her memory include her three children, Lynn Bradford of Richmond; Nancyjean Bradford and husband Ed Damer and grandson Taylor Bradford-Damer Stone of Emory, VA; son Owen Lee Bradford, Jr. of Ft. Lauderdale, FL; sister Florence Clay; brother Douglas M. Springmann, Jr. and wife Sebastiana; and a number of special nieces and nephews. The family appreciates the loving care shown by Lakewood staff and also the devotion and dedication of the Care Committee of Trinity UM Church. Lila also had special friends who shared life’s moments with her, who laughed and cried with her, and for whom we are forever grateful. A memorial service will be held at Lakewood in the Simms Center, 1900 Lauderdale Dr. on Saturday. March 2, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to VBH Foundation (designated for Lakewood) or to Trinity United Methodist Church, 903 Forest Ave, Richmond 23229.