Peoria Heights: Arthur L. Jones, 73, of Peoria Heights, passed away at 11:05 p.m. April 24, 2014 at Heddington Oaks of Peoria.;Arthur was born April 18, 1941 in Peoria the son of Otis and Verna Burdette Jones. He married Marilyn Sue Watson on December 31, 1975. She preceded him in death.;He is survived by his mother of Hanna City, one brother, Donald of Hanna City, two step-daughters, Lisa Abernathy of Peoria Heights, and Tresa (Martin) Fox of Columbia, MO, one step-son, Robert Abernathy of Peoria, seven step-grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.;Arthur is also preceded in death by his father, one brother, one sister, two step-children, and one step-grandchild.;He was a truck driver for NE Finch until his retirement in 2003.;Arthur was a member of Foresters, Antique Tractor's Association and was an active member of Teamsters # 627 until his death.;Cremation rites will be accorded.;Visitation will be from 9:00-11:00 a.m. Friday, May 2, 2014, at Davison-Fulton Bartonville Chapel. A memorial service will follow. Pastor Jack Thompson will officiate.;Burial will be at Stone Church Cemetery.;Memorials may be made to the;American Diabetes Association.;To view Arthur's memorial page or leave an online condolence go to www.davison-fulton-bartonvillechapel.com.