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O.K.'s Corral: Terry’s dad Bill Bradshaw: A special man

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Rest in peace, “Mr. Bill,” and thanks for being so special to your family and many friends.

Bill Bradshaw, 86, passed away recently following a lengthy illness.

I got to know him more than 40 years ago when I began writing about one of his three sons.

As Terry Paxton Bradshaw began his rise to national acclaim from Shreveport’s Woodlawn High, then Louisiana Tech University and on to the Pittsburgh Steelers, I would many times call his home in Shreveport to track him down.

Bill or his lovely wife Novis would serve as a “GPS,” if you will, for locating Terry.

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