Saying Goodbye To Fallen Fire Chief, Veteran (With Photo Gallery)

November 9, 2019

Escambia County Fire Rescue Volunteer District Chief Dwain S. Bradshaw was honored Friday with a veteran’s walk and memorial escort from Sacred Heart Hospital to Pensacola Memorial Gardens.

Bradshaw, 41, was killed Wednesday while on the scene of a crash on the Muscogee Bridge.

During the veteran’s walk, hospital staff and first responders lined the hallways to pay their respects to Bradshaw as his body was taken to Pensacola Memorial Gardens. The veteran’s walk is a final salute program offered by Sacred Heart Hospital to honor veterans.

For a photo gallery, click here.

He was a career firefighter for NAS Pensacola and a volunteer fire chief for Escambia County. He was also a U.S. Air Force veteran.

Services for Bradshaw have been scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 12 as follows:

Visitation: 10-11 a.m.

  • Hillcrest Baptist Church
  • 800 E. Nine Mile Road

Funeral services: 11 a.m.

  • Hillcrest Baptist Church
  • 800 E. Nine Mile Road

Grave site: Immediately following funeral services

  • Pensacola Memorial Gardens
  • 7433 Pine Forest Road

More information will be released later about the memorial route for the funeral services.

Those interested in donating to the Bradshaw family may do so through GoFundMe, or donations can be made to Escambia County Professional Firefighters Charity, C/O Dwain Bradshaw, at any BBVA/Compass Bank. All donations will be given to the family.

To make non-monetary donations, please contact EMS Union President Chacon Humberto at (850) 525-7654. photos by Jana Roberts/Milestones Studio, click to enlarge.


3 Responses to “Saying Goodbye To Fallen Fire Chief, Veteran (With Photo Gallery)”

  1. William Reynolds on November 10th, 2019 5:54 pm

    “They have Nov. 12 posted here. That is the wrong date.”

    No, it’s the right date. The funeral is Tuesday, Nov 12.

  2. Christy Langford on November 10th, 2019 5:20 pm

    They have Nov. 12 posted here. That is the wrong date.

  3. David on November 9th, 2019 10:18 am

    There are no words to express the sorrow of this
    Try to be strong and put this in Gods hands, I know it is hard

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