Brad Winnett

March 29, 1961 ~ August 26, 2020 (age 59)


Brad Winnett, 59, of Greenup, IL passed away at 5:50 AM, Wednesday, August 26, 2020 at his home.

A Celebration of Life will be held from 10:00 to 11:00 AM Saturday, September 5, 2020 at the Barkley Funeral Chapel in Greenup. Graveside services will follow in the Harmony Cemetery at 11:30 AM. The family requests casual attire.

Brad was born on March 29, 1961 in Mattoon, IL. He was the son of Charles Allen “Bud” and Deanne (Johnson) Winnett.  He is survived by his sisters, Trina (Stan) Gentry and Jill (Dan) Kimble; brother, Jeff (Nicole) Winnett; nine nieces and nephews; ten great nieces and nephews; a great-great niece and nephew; uncle, Jim Winnett; aunt, Lu Ellyn Cherry; and his cats, Ziggy, Harvest and Asshole. He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Ray Allen Winnett and fiancé Joni James.

Brad worked at the Ettlebrick Shoe Factory, North American Lighting, Evapco and Jumpin Jimmy’s. He loved his family and friends with all of his huge heart, never met a stranger, and would take into his life any person or cat that needed rescuing.

In lieu of flowers memorials donation can be made to Barkley Funeral Chapel (P.O Box 381 Greenup, IL 62428) to help the family with funeral expenses. Online condolences can be expressed at

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Celebration of Life
September 5, 2020

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Barkley Funeral Chapel Greenup
300 N Kentucky St.
Greenup, IL 62428

Graveside Service
September 5, 2020

11:30 AM
Harmony Cemetery, Greenup

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