Luis A. Gonzalez, 62 of Newman, IL formerly of Arcola, IL passed away at 9:47 P.M. on Saturday, January 16, 2021 at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, IL.
A Private Funeral Mass will be held at 7:00 PM on Thursday, January 21, 2021 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Arcola, IL. Father Angel Sierra will officiate. The Edwards Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements.
Luis was born on April 24, 1958 in Valadeces, Mexico. He was a son of Armando and Maria Gloria (Rodriguez) Gonzalez. He married Arminda Rodriguez on March 18, 1978 in La Grulla, TX.
He is survived by his wife, Arminda of Newman, IL, five children, Ydania Carranza and her husband Javier of Arcola, IL, Ydalia Cruz and her husband Javier of Arcola, IL, Arminda Quiroz and her husband Peadro of Paris, IL, Luis A. Gonzalez Jr. of Arcola, IL and Angelica Ibarra and her husband Francisco Javier of Newman, IL, and five grandchildren, Giselle Rodriguez, Maximiliano Rodriguez, Andrea Gonzalez, Adamari Carranza and Adalina Carranza.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Luis was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. He had worked for Myron Shonkwiler at Whisnand Hybrids for over 20 years and enjoyed auto mechanics.