Erica Lynn Bradshaw, age 44, of Ocala, Florida, passed away on August 31, 2023. She was born on January 23, 1979, in Boynton Beach, Florida. She is the daughter of Douglas Wayne Bradshaw and Darlene Bradshaw Brock. Erica was a teacher for the Marion County School System. She taught at Belleview Middle and Greenway Elementary. In addition to her parents, she also leaves behind her sister Suzanne Baptist, stepfather Dan Brock, partner Kevin Shaw, numerous friends, family, and beloved students.
Erica grew up in Ocala, Florida and graduated from Vanguard High School in 1997 with honors. She was a varsity cheerleader and also went on to cheer for the UCF Knights during college. Erica graduated from UCF with a degree in history. She was also very active with the Northland Young Adult Ministries. Erica spent the majority of her career teaching. She loved impacting students' lives and making a difference in the community. Outside of work, she enjoyed fishing, cooking, and playing poker with the Ocala Poker Tour. Erica had a warm heart and a bright light, she will be greatly missed by many!
A service has been scheduled for Saturday, September 16, 2023 at First Baptist Church of Ocala from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. 2801 SE Maricamp Rd Ocala Florida 34471
In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to Ted and Diane Brandley House in Erica's name: www.hospiceofmarion.com