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Ray Arbogast, Jr.

January 30, 1966 — January 11, 2018

GRIDLEY- Bernard "Ray" Arbogast Jr., 51, of Gridley, passed away at 12:35 PM on Thursday January 11, 2018 at his residence in Gridley.

Cremation rites have been accorded and his memorial visitation will be on Monday January 15, 2018 from 4-7 PM at Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in El Paso. Memorials may be given to the family.

Ray was born in Bloomington on January 30, 1966, a son to Bernard R. Sr. and Charlotte Watkins Arbogast.

Surviving are his son Stephan (Ashley Moews) Arbogast, of Ellsworth; grandchildren, Jazmyn and Jaxson Arbogast; his mother Charlotte Arbogast, Gridley; his siblings; Greg (Sheila) Watkins, of Gridley, Penny (Ken) Koester, Gridley, Tracy ( Andrea Jording) Arbogast, of Minonk; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father and a brother, Mickey Arbogast.

Ray enjoyed tinkering with small engines, motorcyles, and bicycles. He most enjoyed his time spent with family, especially his grandchildren.

Online condolences and memories of Ray may be sent to his family at

Memorial Visitation

JAN 15. 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM (CST)

Ruestman-Harris El Paso
40 West Main Street
El Paso, IL 61738-1561

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