Bradley A. Barnes

CHEYENNE – Bradley A. Barnes, 57, of Cheyenne passed away May 19, 2020, at home with his family by his side.

He was born Jan. 4, 1963, in Des Moines, Iowa, the son of Harold and Marilyn (Adams) Barnes. He graduated from Torrington High School in 1981.  

He married Lori Richards in 1984 in Torrington and they moved to Cheyenne.

He is survived by his wife Lori; children Christopher (Tess) Barnes, Jamie Barnes, Danielle Barnes and fiancé Patrick Mohler; grandchildren Cooper, Griffin, Daxton and Kaydence, all of Cheyenne; sister Joleen (Trace) Lewark of Cheyenne, and twin sister Brenda Barnes of Torrington.

He was preceded in death by his parents; granddaughter Nevaeh; brothers, Bruce and Russell Barnes, and brother-in-law Steven Richards.

He served in the Wyoming Army National Guard, where he worked full time. He then ran his own mechanic/paint shop in town until he went to work for Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway. He worked as a traveling mechanic for BNSF until he retired in 2017. 

He loved spending time with his family and friends. His hobbies included camping, hunting, fishing and muscle cars. He enjoyed helping and teaching others his skills as a mechanic. He will be missed dearly by all who had the pleasure of knowing Bad Dad Bradley Barnes!

Due to the pandemic, services will be held when social distancing restrictions are eased. Cremation has taken place under the care of Schrader, Aragon, and Jacoby Funeral Home and condolences may be offered at


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