Gunnery Sergeant Bradley Allan Loudon, age 38 years, 10 months, died on October 26, 2017 in Virginia
Beach, VA. Bradley was born in St. Louis, Missouri on January 7, 1979. He is preceded in death by his father, Glenn A. Loudon; his grandfathers, Alfred Loudon, Charles W. Jennings, and Robert D. Zacher.
Bradley grew up in Dittmer, Missouri with his parents, Mark J. Zacher, Susan M. Zacher (Jennings), his sister, Alicia L. Speigel (Zacher) and brother, Daniel J. Zacher.
He was a 1997 graduate of Northwest High School and attended Our Lady Queen of Peace Parish, both in House Springs, MO. He joined the Marine Corps directly out of High School and left for Boot Camp in September 1997. His Marine bases included Camp Pendleton, California; Penzer in Stuttgart, Germany; Oceana in Virginia Beach, VA. His decorations include two Meritorious Service Medals, Navy and Marine Corps Commendations Medals, four Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medals, and seven Sea Service Deployment ribbons.
Bradley will be missed as beloved grandson by M. Joan Jennings and Ruth L. Zacher; as uncle to Owen, Ruby, and Adam Speigel; as brother-in-law to T. Eric Speigel and Alicia M. Zacher. He deeply loved and was loved in return by his Marine Corps brothers and sisters. We will miss and always honor our son, brother, grandson, uncle, nephew, and cousin.
FAMILY MEMBERS ARE REQUESTING THAT IN LIEU OF FLOWERS, DONATIONS BE MADE IN BRADLEYS NAME TO THE USMC TOYS FOR TOTS CAMPAIGN.
Services: Funeral from KUTIS SOUTH COUNTY Chapel, 5255 Lemay Ferry Rd., Wednesday, November 8, 2017, 9:00 a.m. to Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church in House Springs, MO for 10:00 a.m. Mass. Interment will follow at Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Springfield, MO. Visitation Tuesday, November 7, 2017 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m.