Joseph A. Rossi Jr.

April 27, 1960 - April 2, 2014

Joseph A. Rossi Jr., 53, of Jefferson City, passed away Wednesday, April 2, 2014, at St. Mary's Health Center. He was born April 27, 1960, in Berwyn, Illinois, a son of the late Joseph A. and Margaret E. (Dixon) Rossi. On April 27, 1998, he was united in marriage in Chicago, Illinois, to Mary C. Davis, who survives at their home. Joey owned and operated RKO Auto Sales in Elmwood Park, Illinois, for 10 years. He was also a truck driver for 20 years. He was a member of the Motorcycle Association with the Chicago Police Department. He was an artist, who always enjoyed doing sketches, paintings, and drawings. Along with his wife Mary, Joey is also survived by a sister: Nadine Onesti of Berwyn, Illinois; a brother: Louis Rossi of Springfield, Illinois; two nieces: Dana Trakas and Desi Rossi; four nephews: Nicholas Onesti, Sammy Onesti, Joseph Rossi, Anthony Rossi; and one great-niece: Marissa Hackett. Funeral services and interment will be private for the family. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to a charity of the donor's choice. Arrangements are under the direction of HOUSER-MILLARD Funeral Directors, 2613 West Main Street, Jefferson City, MO 65109. (573) 636-3838. Condolences may be left for the family online at

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