Cullman Co. native killed in Illinois workplace shooting will be laid to rest this weekend


A woman places a rose at a makeshift memorial Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019, in Aurora, Ill., near Henry Pratt Co. manufacturing company where several were killed on Friday. Authorities say an initial background check five years ago failed to flag an out-of-state felony conviction that would have prevented a man from buying the gun he […]

CULLMAN, Ala. (WIAT) — Family and friends will gather Saturday for Josh Pinkard’s visitation.

Pinkard was killed last week during a work place shooting in Aurora, Illinois. Four other people were killed when a disgruntled, former employee opened fire in a manufacturing plant.  

His visitation is scheduled for 4 p.m. at Loft 212 and his funeral service will be held at the same location Sunday starting at 2 p.m.

Loft 212 is located at 212 4th St SW, Cullman, AL 35055.

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