Artie possessed a warm and outgoing spirit and was truly a friend to all he met. He was an electrician and a proud member of IBEW Local 309 for 35 years. During his life, he ran in the Chicago marathon and skied mountains in the American West. Artie loved the outdoors, spending time with his friends and family, including his dogs, listening to music, and working in his garden.
He is preceded in death by his beloved parents, Arthur and Virginia (Thompson) Minor;
He is a loving brother of, Susan (Mark Leipold), Tim and Dan (Teresa) Minor;
dear uncle to Chelsea, Kelly, Jackie, Anne, Peter and Jane;
and a loyal and generous friend to many.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to BPOELKs “Children’s Care Corporation”, P.O. Box 222, Chatham, IL 62629 or illinoiselksccc.org.
Memorial visitation: A remembrance of Artie’s life will be held at the Elks Lodge, 1481 S. Illinois Street, Belleville, IL 62220, on Saturday, October 28, 2017, from 12:00 – 3:00 P.M