Arthur Lee Verdot, age 65 of Linn, passed away Sunday, March 31, 2013 at Autumn Meadows Skilled Nursing Facility in Linn.
Arthur Lee was born November 16, 1947, in Jefferson City to the late Arthur "Bud" Verdot and Lorene S. (Hartman) Verdot who survives in Linn.
Arthur was a 1965 graduate of Linn High School and had worked in construction for IBEW Local #2.
On May 18, 2002, Arthur Lee was united in marriage to Beth Riegel-Gerlach in Lohman. She preceded him in death on April 24, 2010.
Arthur Lee was a lifelong area resident and was of the Catholic faith.
He was a member of IBEW Local #2 and enjoyed participating in the Eminence Trail Rides and the Cystic Fibrosis Hoof-A-Thon's. He also was an avid race car fan. He enjoyed both drag racing and circle track racing.
In addition to his mother, Arthur Lee is survived by: two step-sons, Mark and his wife Julie Gerlach of Jefferson City and Matt Gerlach of Russellville; one brother, Bill and his wife Bonita Verdot of Linn; one sister, Jane Theissen and her husband Don of Linn; two step-grandchildren, Taylor and Landon as well as two nieces, five nephews and many cousins.
Visitation for will be held from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 2, 2013, at Morton Chapel in Linn.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the charity of the donor's choice.