Bradley Edward Coleman, a winegrower, farmer and lifelong resident of Stanislaus County, passed away on October 1st, 2021 at the age of 60.
Brad is survived by his wife, Joan Wahl Coleman; children, Ashley Coleman, Austin Coleman (Cami), Lauren Kisst (Andrew), Audrey Borthwick (Harry) and Blake Coleman; grandchildren, Casey and Troy Coleman, Bradley and James Kisst; parents, James Edward Coleman and Susann Gallo Coleman; brothers and sisters, Chris Coleman, Greg Coleman, Joan Little, Caroline Bailey, Ted Coleman, Tim Coleman, and Anne Gordon.
Brad was born in Modesto, California on October 18th, 1960 to parents James Edward Coleman and Susann Gallo Coleman, and was a grandson of Julio and Aileen Gallo.
Graduating from Fresno State University in 1984 with a degree in Agriculture Business, Brad was a proud member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity. He attended St. Stanislaus and Central Catholic High School, class of 1979. An outstanding athlete, Brad won awards in football and was ranked in the top 20 in California for tennis.
Brad was a devoted father and grandfather, and developed his love of nature and farming from his grandfather and godfather, Julio Gallo. He enjoyed the outdoors, music, traveling, photography, bonsais, his labradors, great food and wine, his home ranch Blue Oak, and his family.
Brad was a bold, passionate, generous, spiritual and loving man who will be deeply missed by his family, friends, and all who knew him.
A public visitation will be held at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church on J Street in Modesto on Saturday October 16th, 5-7pm. Flowers, donations, and condolences may be offered at St. Stanislaus Church.
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