Richard Arthur

October 29, 2013

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Updated: Thu, 31 Oct 2013 04:05:27 CST

Richard Arthur, 76 of Grand Island, died Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at V.A. Medical Center, Grand Island.

Memorial services will be at a later date. Apfel Funeral Home is caring for the family.

Richard Arthur was born July 23, 1937 in Burwell, Nebraska the son of Walter S. & Kathleen G. (O’Connor) Arthur. He grew up in Burwell and Grand Island and received his education from St. Mary’s School in Grand Island. He entered the United States Army, September 27, 1954 and was honorably discharged October 21, 1957. He was self employed as a diesel mechanic.

He was a member of St. Leo’s Catholic Church in Grand Island.

Survivors include three brothers and sisters in law; Neil & Dorothy Arthur, Norman & Carolyn Arthur, John “Kay” Arthur, three sisters, Barbara Haskins, JoAnn Seier-Doofe, and a sister in law, Marie Arthur, along with special friends, Elvina “Tootie” Kyrisa and Connie Fisher.

He was preceded in death by is parents, sister, Mary Jane Hensley and brother, Rodger Arthur.

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