Obituary of Bradley Keith “Brad” Jenkins

Bradley Keith “Brad” Jenkins, 55, of Cave-In-Rock, Illinois, passed away due to an auto accident near Rosiclare on Monday, May 18, 2020. Brad was born at Ferrell Hospital in Eldorado on November 7, 1964, the son of Jerry and Linda (Woods) Jenkins.
He was a proud coal miner most of his working career. Brad loved working on the family farm and raising cattle. Also he was a member of the Sons of the American Legion McLain-Glover Post #595 in Equality.
Brad is survived by his loving family, his son, Matt and Melissa Jenkins of Equality; his daughter, Jessica Jenkins of Royalton; his mother, Linda and Rev. Harry Spivey of Elizabethtown; two brothers, Mark and Susan Jenkins of Albuquerque, New Mexico, Curtis and Rhonda Jenkins of Cave-In-Rock; his sister, Paula and Jason Partain of Cave-In-Rock; three grandchildren, Logan, Hailey, and Hannah Jenkins; and four nieces, Jerri Jenkins, Jaci Jenkins, Karissa Jenkins and Abby Partain; his uncle, Mitchell and Brenda Jenkins of Harrisburg; two aunts, Linda and Tim Stanley of Elizabethtown, Nina Patton and Dewey Johnson of Eldorado.
He was preceded in death by his father, Jerry Jenkins.
There will be a private graveside service at Central Cemetery near Elizabethtown with Rev. Stan Pennell officiating. Vickery Funeral Chapel in Equality is in charge of arrangements.

10 Comments

  1. Jamie Anderson on May 19, 2020 at 3:38 pm

    Such a terrible loss. Brad was a great man and I will forever remember the time we spent together underground….

  2. Samuel VonKotz on May 19, 2020 at 3:46 pm

    Brad was a good and agreeable man. Anyone who worked with him knew that.

  3. MONTE BAKER on May 19, 2020 at 5:17 pm

    Prayers and Condolences to the Family.

  4. Greg and Barbara McDowell on May 19, 2020 at 5:52 pm

    So sorry for the family’s loss.

  5. Chris and Judy Kellner on May 19, 2020 at 6:17 pm

    Brad was a gentle man of few words loved greatly by his family. Our hearts are broken for Aunt Linda and Uncle Harry. He will be so missed by us all. May he Rest In Peace.

  6. Carolyn Henderson on May 19, 2020 at 6:47 pm

    Linda, I am so sorry to hear of your sons passing. I will keep you and your family in my prayers.

  7. Marolyn Reed on May 19, 2020 at 8:49 pm

    I know there are no words that can take away the grief that you feel at this time. I have been praying for you to have strength since I heard of this. Sending my love and prayers to the entire family.

    • Marolyn Reed on May 19, 2020 at 8:50 pm

      I know there are no words that can take away the grief that you feel at this time. I have been praying for you to have strength since I heard of this. Sending my love and prayers to the entire family.

  8. Cynthia Drew on May 21, 2020 at 8:14 am

    So so for your loss love Faye Davis Morrow

  9. Debbie lane on May 22, 2020 at 9:09 am

    Dear Rhonda, I’m so sorry to hear about your loss. Please know I’m praying for ur family. Love up

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