Bradley Steven Killip
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Evergreen Memorial Gardens Funeral Chapel
1101 NE 112th Avenue
Vancouver, WA

BRADLEY STEVEN KILLIP
September 29, 1954 ~ August 22, 2017

Bradley Steven Killip of Vancouver, WA, passed away Aug. 22, 2017. He was born in San Pedro, CA to Leonard and Katherine Killip. He graduated from Columbia River High School in Vancouver and attended college.
Bradley was a Navy veteran and retired from the Clark County Sheriff's Dept. as a Corrections Officer. He also worked part time at Archery World.
Bradley was a Boy Scout, member of the Spartan Drum and Bugle Corp and the National Field Archery Association. He enjoyed archery and crafts.
Bradley had a strong faith and loved to
teach others about archery.
Survivors include his mother, Katherine; and his sister, Cynthia.
His father, Leonard, preceded him in death.
A memorial service will be held Sat., Sept. 9, 2017 at 3:00 p.m., Evergreen Memorial Gardens, reception following.
Donations may be made to the Clark County Food Bank, 6502 NE 47th Ave., Vancouver, WA 98661.
Please sign his guest book at: www.columbian.com/obits.


Published by The Columbian on Aug. 31, 2017.
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I appreciated Brad for taking time for me and a small group of teenagers from my church when I was younger. He was kind and hospitable. Our condolences to Kate and Cynthia.
Sarah Trimble
September 15, 2017
So sorry for your loss. I knew Brad through square dancing and remained friends through his Navy time. Gentle hearted soul. May he now jump for joy in Heaven in his new healed body.
Christy Martin
September 9, 2017
Dear Kate, my heart breaks for you. There is no pain more far reaching than that of losing a child. Please know my prayers are covering you for the difficult days and weeks ahead.
Sharon (Fredrickson) Crouch
September 7, 2017
I'm saddened by the news of Brads passing. He showed great kindness to me as a child when my mother was in an accident. His family took me in while my dad was working out of town. Brad went out of his way to make me feel welcome. Many time through the years this neighbor treated me so kindly!! As a child I'd wished he was my big brother. I'll always have a soft spot in my heart fro Brad and his family. While we will miss him, He is at home with his Heavenly Father in Paradise!!!
Carolyn Cox
September 6, 2017
Brad was a very nice guy and funny enjoyed talking to him
Robert Hofmann
September 6, 2017
Brad was a very interesting guy! I worked with him occasionally at the Sheriff's Office. When our paths did cross and we'd start a conversation, I never knew where it was going to go or end up once we started talking. He had so much information stored in his head and could bring it out whenever the occasion called for it. Interesting tidbits you wouldn't necessarily think about -- which challenged you to dredge up stuff you didn't even know you knew, or never thought you'd use! He made beautiful jewelry too. My sincere condolences to Brad's family. I hope you all will find comfort in memories of happy times spent with him.
Kat Weese, Sheriff's Support Specialist II
September 5, 2017
I am sorry to hear about the death of Brad Killip. It is truly our loss. I worked with Brad for many years in Custody for the Clark County Sheriff's Department. Brad was very knowledgeable and skilled. I last spoke with him for a few minutes at Archery World. Brad told me how much he loved working with the staff and especially teaching archery skills to children. Brad made beautiful jewelry and loved his parrots. Brad was a man of many talents and he will be missed! My condolences to Brad's family and all of his friends.
Kathy Haider
September 1, 2017
Hi, Cindy:

I was very saddened to read about your brother's death in today's The Columbian. Sarah and I send our condolences to you and your mother. We hope that you will draw some small comfort from the memories you have of him.

Best regards,

Rick Melching
Rick and Sarah Melching
August 31, 2017
We were friends with Brad in the 1980's when he was serving his community as a volunteer firefighter. Our condolences to his mother and sister.
Cathy & Dean Bloemke
August 31, 2017
You will be missed. ❤
Cynthia Killip
August 31, 2017
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