Arthur H. Hofer, 76, died peacefully Tuesday, April 5, 2022 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Decatur IL surrounded by his family. He was born in January of 1946, in Mt. Vernon, IL to Annabelle Boyd.\n\nVisitation will be on Friday, April 8, 2022 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm at New Beginnings Church of God (2606 Rt 121, Decatur, IL). An additional visitation will be held from 10:00 to 11:00 am on Saturday, April 9, 2022 followed by a Celebration of Life service at 11:00 am at New Beginnings Church of God. Tanzyus Logan Funeral Service and Care is in charge of arrangements. Art was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, stationed in Lemoore, California, on the USS Hornet CVS-12. Burial will follow at Boiling Springs Cemetery with military rites.\n\nSurviving are his loving wife of 57 years, Gloria Hofer; daughters, Kimberly Hofer (Sandy) and Angela Hofer (Kim) both of Decatur, IL, and Kristy Rice (Larry) of Morrison, IL; granddaughters, Whitley, Lauren and Grace; great grandchildren, Londyn, Levi, Niles and Stella; sister, JoAnn Washam (Bucky) of Lincoln, IL; and brother, Alan Boyd of Springfield, IL.\n\nA special “Thank You” to the staff at St. Mary’s Hospital, 7th floor Geriatrics for the compassionate and excellent care for our loved one.\n\nIn lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. May’s Hospital, 7th floor Geriatrics in Decatur, IL and accepted at the funeral services.