PLANO – Arthur V. Anderson, 84, of Plano, passed away Thursday, July 7, 2022 peacefully at his home.
A Celebration of Life will take place at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022 at Whitetail Ridge Golf Club, 7671 Clubhouse Drive, Yorkville. A visitation will be held from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 24, at the golf club.
He was born on Feb. 24, 1938 in LaSalle, the son of Charles and Ava (Thomson) Anderson. Arthur was united in marriage in Lockport, on Nov. 24, 1962, to Corrine Longhini and they spent almost 60 years happily together.
Arthur is survived by his wife, Corrine of Plano; his children, Eric (Stan Zuba) Anderson, Marsha (Tim) Spidle, Timothy (Stefanie) Anderson, and Heath (Alette) Anderson; his grandchildren, Courtney (Dave) Simpson, Nathaniel Spidle, Logan (Nhi) Spidle, Valerie, Rebecca, Bethany and Samuel Anderson; also his two great-grandsons, Gage and Ryker Simpson.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Ava Anderson; his brother, Roger Anderson; his father and mother-in-law, Anthony and Margueritte Longhini; his sisters-in-law, Mary Lynn Knight and Jane Foster; and his brother-in-law, Gilbert Knight.
He was raised in Triumph and graduated from Mendota High school in 1956. Art enjoyed golfing, woodworking, antiques, playing cards, auctions and spending time with his family, friends, and grandchildren. He was a proud Veteran of the United States Army. He was formerly employed as a Tool Maker, until his retirement in 1992, by Caterpillar, Inc. Arthur later worked in construction.
In recent years, he enjoyed working on old automobiles at Steve’s British Connection in Sandwich. Anderson was a former member of the Waltham Curling Club. He enjoyed many winters in Winter Haven, Fla., and summers in Pentwater, Mich. Arthur was a loving husband, father, grandfather, step great-grandfather, brother and uncle, who will be deeply missed by his family and many friends.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF).
Arrangements by Nelson Funeral Homes & Crematory, www.NelsonFuneralHomes.com or (630) 552-7211.