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Smokey DeArcos

May 2, 1941 October 22, 2014
Smokey DeArcos
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Obituary for Smokey DeArcos
Smokey DeArcos 73, of East Peoria passed away on Wednesday October 22, 2014 at his residence. Born to Ruth DeArcos on May 2, 1941 in Peoria. Known as “Uncle Smokey” to many, he leaves behind his wife Janice Lynn Huskey DeArcos who he married on May 1, 2001 in East Peoria, daughters: Melisa (Dan Bushell) DeArcos, Teresa DeArcos Shumaker, Gina DeArcos, son Joey Hortman DeArcos, sister Tillie (Larry) Mangan and his 10 grand and 3 great grandchildren. His parents and step-daughter Tracy Songer preceded him in death. Smokey served in the U.S. Army and worked as an Ironworker but was best known as a local musician in the Peoria area for the last 50 years. Cremation has been accorded and the family will host a Remembrance of Smokey’s life on Saturday November 8


starting at 3:00pm til 9:00pm at the

Eagles Club at

1704 S East Ln

, Peoria, IL

(309) 637-2841.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude’s in his name
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