Arthur H. Weeks, Jr., 74, of Monmouth, IL, passed away at 12:45 a.m., Tuesday, December 14, 2021 at his home.
He was born on September 9, 1947 in Kewanee, IL, the son of Arthur, Sr. and Agnes (Skutnick) Weeks. Art was raised and educated in Kewanee and graduated from Kewanee High School in 1965.
Art served in the United States Navy for 3 years during the Vietnam War.
Art married Judy Fueri on December 15, 1972 in Cambridge, IL; she survives.
Art worked for the local telephone companies for over 38 years. He worked as a lineman and later retired as the local manager for Frontier Communications. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, cooking and gardening. Art enjoyed serving for several years on the American Legion/V.F.W. Honor Guard in Monmouth. Most of all, he loved spending time with his family, especially his children and grandchildren.
Surviving Art is his wife, Judy Weeks of Monmouth, IL; his children, Nathan Weeks of Belle Plaine, IA, Dawn (Matt Cavanaugh) Weeks of Downers Grove, IL, Laura Weeks of Galesburg, IL, David (Annamarie) Smith & Boys of Brewerton, NY, Melissa (Garth) Winn & family of Cedar City, UT; step son, Jake (Jenn) Fueri & family of Bountiful, UT; his grandchildren, Sydney & Easton Jones, Weston, Emma & Nevaeh Weeks. Also surviving is his brother, Tom (Pat) Weeks of Neponset, IL and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two half-brothers, Wilbur and Harold Weeks.
A Celebration of Life with Military Honors will be from 1:30-3:30 p.m., Saturday, June 11, 2022 at the Monmouth American Legion. Cremation rites have been accorded. Memorials can be made to the Monmouth American Legion or the Monmouth American Legion/V.F.W. Honor Guard. McGuire & Davies Funeral Home and Crematory, Monmouth, IL, is in charge of the arrangements.
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