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Bradley Gillis

Bradley Gillis, 50, of Mt. Pulaski, Il, formerly of Jacksonville, IL passed away at 11:00 a.m. on November 13, 2018 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, IL.


Bradley was born on October 9, 1968 in Jacksonville, IL; son of Clifford and Dorothy (Beahl) Gillis. He married Patti Scanlon on June 11, 2018 in Springfield, IL. She survives him.


Also surviving is his mother of Jacksonville, IL; his children: John Gillis of Beardstown, IL, Brittany (Vanessa) Jacquot of Marion, IL, Ashley Gillis of Beardstown, IL, Brian Scanlon of Mt. Pulaski, IL, Hunter Gillis of Jacksonville, IL, and Gerica Gillis of Jacksonville, IL; one brother Loren (Judy) Myers of Port Ritchie FL.; three grandchildren and several nieces, nephews, and cherished friends. He was preceded in death by his father and three brothers: Ronnie, Raymond, and Dick, and one infant daughter: Maria.


Bradley worked for the State of Illinois as a security officer for Jacksonville Developmental Center. He was an avid trapper, hunter, and fisherman.


Memorial services will be held at a later date. Services are entrusted to Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Mt. Pulaski, IL.