John Wepprecht

REDDICK—John Bradford Wepprecht, “Brad,” 58, of Reddick, IL, passed away suddenly, Friday, May 5, 2017 due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident.  
Born Sept. 26, 1958 in Joliet, IL, he was the son of Delores (nee Persak) and John Francis Wepprecht. Brad graduated from Reddick High School class of 1976.  He then furthered his education graduating from Kankakee Community College in 1978 with an Associate in Agriculture and Illinois State University in 1980 with a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture Business. Brad married the former Daphne Lowe on June 26, 1982 in Cabery, IL.  He was most recently employed at Heritage FS as a Certified Crop Specialist.  He was a member of the Reddick United Methodist Church and former president of Tri-County Baseball League.  Brad enjoyed playing fast pitch softball.  He played for Tobey Truckers and the Herscher Merchants. He loved spending time with his family and coaching his son's baseball teams.  
Surviving are his wife, Daphne; sons, Braden (Colleen) Wepprecht of East Brooklyn, IL; Jared (Elizabeth) Wepprecht of Crystal Lake, IL and Caleb Wepprecht of Reddick; his mother, Dee Wepprecht of Essex, IL; seven grandchildren: Claire, Amelia and John Hoss Wepprecht; Courtney, Katie and Connor Wosik and Kennedy Wepprecht; brother, Jeff (Katy) Wepprecht of South Wilmington and sister, Michelle (Larry) Dumke of Grand Ridge, IL.          
Preceding him in death were two daughters, Hillary and Amber; father, John Francis Wepprecht and brother, John Gregory Wepprecht.  
Funeral services will be at the R.W. Patterson Funeral Home, Ltd. & Crematory, Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 10 a.m. Pastor Kevin Boesen will officiate.  
Interment will be at Broughton Township Cemetery in Cabery, IL.  
Visitation will be Wednesday, May 10, from 4-8 p.m.  
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts in his name may be directed to the Reddick Fire Department, Reddick United Methodist Church, or Yes I Am a Katelyn Friend Leukemia Lymphoma Society.  
For more information and to visit his online guestbook log onto or find their Facebook page at R.W. Patterson Funeral Homes.
R.W. Patterson Funeral Home & Crematory, 401 E. Main St., Braidwood is in charge of arrangements.