ONEONTA – Bradley David Wappat, 67, who served as a Marine in Vietnam, followed by a career in construction locally, passed away Wednesday, May 18, 2016, at his home in Oneonta.
Brad was born on May 11, 1949, in Mayville, Chautauqua County, to Virginia and Robert Wappat. Brad married the love of his life, Mindi, on Aug. 3, 1974, and they celebrated 42 beautiful years of marriage together.
In addition to service in the Marines, he took pride in his career at Morton Builders, retiring in 2012.
Brad was a loving family man, husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend. His dedication to the ones he loved was unconditional and complete. Brad loved his family more than anything, and was always there for everyone he loved.
In addition to his wife, Mindi Wood Wappat, survivors include his children, Thomas Ryan Wappat (Megan Galbraith), Carri Leigh Wappat Burns (Nate Burns), and Timothy David Wappat (Chelsea Nattrass); and grandchildren Piper Elizabeth Burns, Cole Aaron Burns, Oscar Wappat Burns and Marisol Ruby Wappat.
Also, his siblings, Carol Erickson, Steave Wappat, Susan Rollman, Cathy Zwald, and Richard Wappat, and family members Daniel and Elsie Wood, Nicki Wood and Dennis Schrantz.
A celebration of Brad’s life will be at 11 a.m. Sunday, May 22, at Lewis, Hurley & Pietrobono Funeral Home. Reception to follow.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Susquehanna SPCA, 4841 State Highway 28, Cooperstown, NY 13326
Online condolences may be made at, www.lhpfuneralhome.com