Arthur Dean Outler, age 88, of Lawrenceville, Illinois, passed away Monday, June 15, 2015. He was born August 16, 1926, in Lawrence County, Illinois, the son of Daniel E. and Ethel M. (Catterton) Outler. He married Faye Imogene (Stevenson) on November 21, 1945, and she died November 12, 2004.
Dean worked at Texaco Refinery for 39 years. He was a member of Bee Branch Church. He was also a member of the Elks and Masonic Lodge #320.
Preceding Dean in death were his parents, his wife, Faye, one brother, Glen, and one infant brother, Daniel Franklin.
Survivors include a son, Doug and wife Michelle Outler of Houston, Texas; a daughter Delores Faye Outler Higgins and husband Guy of Lawrenceville; three brothers, Roger (Patricia) Outler of Bridgeport, Bill (Jeanie) Outler of Bridgeport, and Gene “Lacey” (Nancy) Outler of Hammond, Indiana; two grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be 12:00 Noon Friday at Emmons-Macey & Steffey Funeral Home in Lawrenceville.
Visitation will be Friday from 10:00 AM until the service hour of 12:00 Noon.
Burial will be in Otterbein Cemetery.