CAMP POINT, Ill. -- James Arthur "Artie" Cookson, 68, of Camp Point, died at 8:05 p.m. Wednesday (Feb. 12, 2014) in his home in Camp Point.
Born Jan. 16, 1946, in Quincy, Artie was a son of Everett "Jigs" and Gladys Rostron Cookson.
Artie had been employed at Motorola in Quincy for several years and later worked for Central School District No. 3 until his retirement.
He was an avid Chicago Cubs fan and a member of the Camp Point United Methodist Church.
Mr. Cookson is survived by numerous cousins and friends, and a special friend, Kenzie Brocksieck (Aaron) of Camp Point.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister in infancy.
SERVICES: 11 a.m. Wednesday in the Lummis-Hamilton Funeral Home in Camp Point. Burial will follow at Evergreen Cemetery, Camp Point.
VISITATION: 9-11 a.m. Wednesday in the funeral home.
MEMORIALS: Camp Point United Methodist Church.
ARRANGEMENTS: Lummis-Hamilton Funeral Home.