Jeffery Dean Bernett (Bernie), 64, of Mahomet, passed away at home on Monday, Nov 2, 2020, surrounded by his family.
Jeff was born on December 21, 1955 to Jack D and Patricia Bernett at Larson Air Force Base, WA.
He is survived by a daughter, Lindsey (Robert) LaRoe; 2 grandsons, Tyler (16) and Bryson (8) LaRoe; his mother, Patricia, all of Mahomet; a brother, Thomas Bernett of Urbana; a sister, Paula (D.Andrew) Goethe; 1 niece, Cassandra Goethe, also of Mahomet and 1 nephew, Cameron Goethe of St. Louis, MO. Also surviving is a great nephew, Kye Hart of Mahomet.
He was preceded in death by his father, Jack Bernett.
Jeff graduated from Mahomet-Seymour High School. He was a member of Local 703 and a member of the Champaign Sportsman Club.
He enjoyed playing cards, driving thru Lake of the Woods looking for deer and sitting in the glider on the porch at his mother's house. He was very fond of his grandchildren and his dog, Wyatt, his constant companion. He will be greatly missed.
Due to the coronavirus, there will be no public visitation. A graveside service will be held at Riverside Cemetery, Mahomet on Friday, Nov. 6 at 1pm. Blair-Owens Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to OSF Hospice.
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