Brad Patrick Yotter

Bethalto | Sunday, July 21 2013

Brad Patrick Yotter, 30, passed away on Sunday, July 21, 2013.

  He was born on April 10, 1983 in Alton, Illinois to Pat and Debbie Yotter.

  Brad graduated from Civic Memorial High School in Bethalto in 2001 and also graduated from Ranken Technical College.  In high school, he participated in football and wrestling.  Brad worked as a Pipefitter for Pipefitter’s Local 553.

  Brad was known for having a big heart and being there when anyone needed him.  He was very fun-loving and uplifting.  Everyone loved to be around Brad.  He was an all-around good guy.  In his spare time, he loved spending time with his niece, Emma.  Brad had a great passion for racing on the weekends at Tri-City Speedway where he was surrounded by his racing family.  He also enjoyed deer hunting with his dad and brother. 

  Brad is survived by his parents, Pat and Debbie Yotter, of Bethalto; his twin brother, Steve Yotter and his girlfriend, Darcy Bruhn, and soon-to-be nephew, Owen of Worden; his sister and brother-in-law, Stephanie and Jarrod Walters, and niece, Emma of Rosewood Heights; grandfather and grandmother, Fred and Barb Reiske of Cottage Hills; his canine buddy, Izzie; many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. 

  He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Eunice Yotter.

  In celebration of Brad’s life, visitation will be Tuesday, July 23, 2013 from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at Paynic Home for Funerals in Rosewood Heights, where services will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, July 24, 2013.  Burial will take place at Rose Lawn Memorial Gardens in Bethalto.

  Online guestbook and information available at

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