Sept. 13, 1939 - Oct. 2, 2013
GOSHEN — John W. “Billy” Arthur Jr., 74, died Wednesday evening, Oct. 2, 2013, at IU Health Goshen Hospital after a brief illness.
He was born Sept. 13, 1939, in Wyoming County, W.Va., to John W. and Esta Mae Arthur.
On March 11, 1961, he married Janice Waggoner in Spencer, W.Va. She died in 2002.
Surviving are two sons, John III (Bev) Arthur of Leesburg and Kevin (Tania) Arthur of South Bend; three grandchildren, Courtney, Christopher and John M. Arthur; a great-grandchild, Cameron Arthur; and a sister, Betty Zollar of Brooklyn, N.Y.
Along with his wife, he was preceded in death by four brothers.
Mr. Arthur served in the U.S. Army. He worked in the steel manufacturing industry.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4, 2013, at Yoder-Culp Funeral Home, Goshen, and for two hours prior to the 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013, funeral at Taylor-Vandale Funeral Home, Spencer. Burial will be in Eventide Cemetery, Spencer.