CECIL, Arthur Lee
Cecil entered into rest October 10, 2013, in Elverta, CA. He was born October 23, 1933 in Sharon, OK. He is survived by his wife Betty J. Cecil of 39 years, his children Jerry Cecil, Mike Austin, Marty Austin, Kelly Austin, Paul Austin III, Karen Austin-Gums, and Shannon Cecil. He is also survived by his sister Opal Martin, 27 grandchildren, and 17 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by sons Arthur Cecil Jr., and Mitchell Bradley Austin, parents George and Lucille Cecil. Arthur was a lifetime member of the VFW. He also served in the U.S. Army in the Korean War. He was hard working from the age of 14, working the land driving heavy equipment, tractors, and big rigs. His work ethics lead him to own his own trucking company. 'Arts Trucking'. He was truly the patriarch of our family and admired by all.
Visitation will be Thursday, October 17, 2013 from 4-8PM. Services will be Friday, October 18, 2013 at 1PM, at Sunset Lawn Chapel of the Chimes, 4701 Marysville Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95838. www.lifemarkgroup.com.
Sunset Lawn Chapel of the Chimes
4701 Marysville Boulevard Sacramento, CA 95838
Published in The Sacramento Bee on Oct. 17, 2013