Bradley Richard Jennings passed away on Tuesday, April 25, 2023, at St George Regional Medical Center. Brad was born on November 11, 1954, in St George, Utah, to Dr. Richard Carl Jennings and Edna Lu McQuaid Jennings. Brad was the second oldest of six children.
Brad led a colorful life. He ran multiple furniture stores and other businesses in St George and was also a State of Utah Police Officer stationed at Dixie College for over 20 years. He loved working security and had many fun stories to tell of his patrolling days. Brad also was a bodyguard to many famous acts who played at Dixie State College and had a scrapbook of all his famous autographs and pictures.
Brad grew up in Atherton, California, a small town next to San Francisco. As a young man he enjoyed playing baseball, hot rod cars, and loved his famous neighbors - Shirley Temple and Willy Mays. Brad often spoke of his love visiting his grandparents, the McQuaid’s, in St George during the summers. He loved his Grandpa Clyde, who had been paralyzed in a wheelchair for over 30 years. He was Brad’s role model. Brad loved sports cars and had a prized Pontiac firebird at one point. Brad had a love for the New York Yankees and was often seen wearing their hats and jackets. Brad was charismatic and very fun to hang out with and often took his friends and family to Las Vegas for shopping and fun. Brad was the life of the party and could make anyone laugh at any time. Brad had a huge heart and a passion for life in his early years. He loved his children, grandchildren, siblings, nephews, and nieces dearly.
Brad is survived by his eight children; Tiffany Ringwood (Ryan) Ivins, Utah, Jaclyn Jennings St George, Utah, Holly Lofthouse (Kale) Little Valley, Utah, Lindsey Roundy (Michael) Washington, Utah, Douglas Bradley Jennings New York, New York, Michon Reece (Caleb) El Paso, Texas, Skylei Hunt (Dalton) Cedar City, Utah, Marquelle Jennings Cedar City, Utah; and his thirteen grandchildren. Also, his siblings, Jeff Jennings (Lori) St George, Utah, Dr. Thaddeus Jennings (Gayle) Bullhead City, Arizona, Alpine Jennings (Lisa) Bloomington, Illinois, Julie Imlay (Darren) St George, Utah, and James Jennings (Heather) St George, Utah. Bradley was proceeded in death by both of his parents.
Brad’s funeral services will be held Monday, May 1, 2023, at Spilsbury Mortuary, 110 South Bluff Street, St. George, Utah. The viewing will be between 9:30-10:30am. The funeral will be at 11:00 am. Private graveside service to follow.
Family and friends that are unable to attend the services in person are welcome to view them virtually below:
Arrangements are made under the direction of Spilsbury Mortuary, 110 S Bluff Street, St. George, Utah. 435-673-2454. Family and friends are invited to leave a memory on Brad’s obituary page at www.spilsburymortuary.com