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Johnny Brackney

1943 - 2021


Johnny Brackney, 77, of New Boston, Illinois died Wednesday, June 16, 2021 at home.

Per his wishes, cremation has been accorded and no services will be held.  Memorials may be left in his name for St. Jude Children’s Hospital.  Dennison Funeral Home, Aledo assisted the family.

Johnny Lee was born August 22, 1943 in Pekin, Illinois the son of Charles and Helen Brooks Brackney.  He graduated from Limestone High School, Bartonville, Illinois.  Johnny worked at Keystone Steel and Wire for 36 years.  In his free time, he enjoyed hunting and fishing and loved the time he spent on the Mississippi River.

Those left to cherish his memory are his mother:  Helen Alder; children:  Chris (Jodie) Brackney and Dawn (Joe Behm) Brackney, all of Peoria, Illinois and 4 grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his father and grandson Tyler Gardner.

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Amanda Blair DeMaria

June 18, 2021 5:01 PM

My thoughts and prayers are with you Dawn and your brother as well. Growing up around your Dad was an honor. We have a lot of memories of our Daddy's to cherish. I pray that God wraps His loving arms around you and comforts you in a way only He can. Love you! 

Dick and Marilyn Monroe

June 18, 2021 10:20 AM

Our sincere condolences to you Helen with the passing of Johnny. May God comfort you as you grieve. 

Karla Moser-McDaniles

June 18, 2021 9:54 AM

Helen, Chris, Dawn, & family,
We are so sorry for your loss. Our hearts go out to you during this difficult time. We have a lot of fond memories of him & he will never be forgotten. Our prayers are with you all.
Gabe & Karla

Bill and Jane Sellers

June 18, 2021 6:56 AM

Sending you love and praying for your families.

Charles D. Zook

June 18, 2021 6:33 AM

To John Brackney family,
 Please accept our sincere condolences upon John's passing. I knew John for many years, having met and worked around him for many years. John was a nice fellow, easy to work around and also be around. Prayers to the family.
Charles D. & Marylee Zook
Bartonville, IL.

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