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Obituaries

Narciso ‘Cheech’ Rosalez Jr.

PEORIA – Narciso “Cheech” Rosalez Jr., 61, of Peoria, passed away at 1:55 a.m. Wednesday, June 19, 2013, at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

He was born April 1, 1952, in Harlingen, Texas, to Narciso and Antonia (Padilla) Rosalez Sr.

Cheech was a jack of all trades, an avid fisherman, and a motorcycle enthusiast. He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren.

Surviving are his ex-wife, Debora “Rosebud” Greenwood; his girlfriend of many years, Monica Boyer; four children, Tommy (Linda) Greenwood of Peoria, Nikki (Chico) Garcia of Peoria, Josh (Cassie) Rosalez of Bloomington, and Ky (Justin) Ballard of East Peoria; 12 grandchildren, Aubrianna, Owen, Isaiah, Demetrius, Jillian, Jenna, Eric, Jacob, Tayveon, Kayden, Elio, and Cameron; two sisters, Nelly (Faustino) Garza of Peoria and Yolanda (Alberto) Casteneda of Rock Falls; and six brothers, Jose Padilla of the state of Ohio, Jaime (Margaritta) Garcia of Rock Falls, Jorge (Fina) Garcia of Mexico, Raul (Lazarta) Garcia of Rock Falls, and Evaristo Rosalez of Franklin Grove.

He was preceded in death by his parents and three sisters.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to noon Sunday and a celebration of life service at noon Sunday at Davison-Fulton Woodland Chapel in Peoria. Cremation rites will be accorded after the service. 

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association and Toys for Tots.

Visit www.davison-fulton.com to send condolences.

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