- August 18, 1935 - July 25, 2013
- Rossville, Illinois
of Arthur 's Passing
- The family suggests memorial contributions be made to:
Rossville Fire Department
P.O. Box 262
Rossville, IL 60963
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“Dee and Terry, I am very sorry for your loss. He will be resting peacefully with his wife now with no more worries. I'm sure you will miss him...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Kristen Robinson - Carnation, WA
“Our thoughts and prayers go out to the whole family during this difficult time.
2 of 10 | Posted by: Ron and Karen Bell-Kochell - IL
“We were so very sorry to hear of Lee's passing. We know how important he was to your whole family and our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.
3 of 10 | Posted by: John and Sunni Misner - Leesburg, FL
“lee has been a friend since I was young. He was a friend of my father's and used to work on my car. He was always friendly and very kind. I remember...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Charlotte A. Mertz - Rossville, IL
“Uncle Arthur was always such a welcoming face! Although I didn't know him well, I know that he was deeply loved and respected by his family and those...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Meredith Bullock - Brownsburg, IN
“i always remember you coming to visit at gma margies house and bringing all of us kids coloring books and crayons ...i love you uncle lee RIP
6 of 10 | Posted by: amy oest - villa grove, IL
“We were so sorry to hear of Lees passing. He was always so hospitable and welcoming when we would head over that way. I know he will be greatly...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Carol Bullock - Pittsboro, IN
“My thoughts and prayers go out to the entire family.......so many memories shared while serving with Lee on the fire department and many community...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: JIM BAUER - Roselle, IL - Friend
“My thoughts and prayers are with you.
9 of 10 | Posted by: Linda Silver - Cane Ridge, TN
“MY PRAYERS TO LEE'S FAMILY.LEE WE HAD SOME GREAT TIMES DANCING AT THE VFW..................THANK YOU FOR BEING A GREAT FRIEND.YOU WILL BE SADLY...Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: VICKIE ALLISON - RANKIN, IL
Arthur Lee Gonzalez, 77, of Rossville, IL, passed away at 5:56 P.M. Thursday July, 25, 2013 at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, IL. Lee was born August 18, 1935 in Paxton, IL, the son of Joseph and Hannah (Hansen) Gonzalez. He married Bonnie Lou Bennett on April 24, 1954, at the Central Church of Christ in Effingham, IL. After fifty years of marriage, she preceded him in death on May 3, 2004.
He is survived by two daughters, Gail (Chapman) Jones of Madera, CA and Deanna (Terry) Misner of Rossville, IL; two sons, Dennis Gonzalez and Dana Gonzalez both of Rossville, IL; six grandchildren, Johnny Bray, Emily (Ben) Catron, Tyler Misner and Rachel, Kendra and Reagan Gonzalez; one great-grandson, Cooper Catron and several nieces and nephews. He is also survived by his friend, Leona Marshall of Rossville, IL.
He was preceded in death by three brothers, Harold, George and Alvin and two sisters, Margaret and Josephine.
Lee worked at Food Machinery Corporation in Hoopeston, before retiring after thirty plus years of service. He was a volunteer fireman for the Rossville Fire Department, where he currently was serving on the board and had also served as past Fire Chief. He was an outdoorsman, enjoying fishing, camping with his family and working in his yard, where he enjoyed feeding the birds and squirrels. Lee also enjoyed woodworking and tinkering with cars.