Popout Notice
Boats 03

Bradford F. Donahue

February 20, 1951 ~ November 7, 2021 (age 70)

Obituary Image


Brad was born in Boston, Massachusetts and grew up in Redington Beach, Florida.

He is survived by his son Dylan Donahue (Christine) Port Saint Lucie, brother -William Donahue (Jayne) Dade City, sister-Leah Steele (Paul) Belleair, Nieces- Kristin Mori, Malia Steele and Nephews- Lloyd-Paul Steele, Evan Steele, and Graham Steele.

He graduated from Seminole High School and attended The University of West Florida. He was a Combat Veteran in the United States Marine Corps.

Brad began his beach service life at the age of 14 and later owned and operated beach services in various locations throughout Alabama and Florida. He loved to travel and was an accomplished sailor enjoying years of sailing his beloved boat Zirka. He loved his running group and his many friends and neighbors. Brad’s faith was deep, he loved his church and was honored to be a part of the Knights of Columbus.

Brad loved his home, family, friends, neighbors and most of all he loved working and living in Santa Rosa County.

The Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 10:00am, on Tuesday, November 23, 2021 at St. Ann Catholic Parish, 100 Daniel Drive, Gulf Breeze FL 32562.  Msgr. Luke Hunt as celebrant.  Private interment at Barrancas National Cemetery, aboard NAS Pensacola.

Many thanks to the VA Medical Services and the many friends that enhanced his life.  In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Brad's memory the the American Diabetes Association at diabetes.org.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Bradford F. Donahue, please visit our floral store.


Mass of Christian Burial
November 23, 2021

10:00 AM
St Ann Catholic Church
100 Daniel Street
Gulf Breeze, FL 32561

Private Interment

Barrancas National Cemetery
NAS Pensacola
Pensacola, FL 32507


American Diabetes Association
Web: http://www.diabetes.org

© 2021 Rose Lawn Funeral Home & Cemetery. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy