July 19, 2010
Wednesday, July 21, 2010 10:00AM St. Michaels Catholic Church, Mechanicsburg
Tuesday, July 20, 2010 5 - 8pm
Jerry Norman Arthur, 70, of Mechanicsburg, passed away Monday, July 19, 2010 in his residence.
He was born November 22, 1939 in Springfield, Ohio, the son of Robert Emmett and Helen Lillian (Fischer) Arthur.
Jerry was a 1958 graduate of Triad High School. He served his country in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War. Jerry retired from Navistar after 34 years of service and is a member of St. Michael Catholic Church in Mechanicsburg.
He is survived by his nephews, Jeremy Chad Blanton of Mechanicsburg and Brandon Todd (Sarah) Blanton of Ft. Bragg, North Carolina, brothers, David A. (Phyllis) Arthur of Springfield John F. Arthur and Steve D. (Bonnie) Arthur both of Mechanicsburg; sisters, Roberta K. (Robert) Timmons of Plain City and Mary E. (Jim) Blanton of Mechanicsburg; as well as several other nieces and nephews;
Jerry is preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Robert M, Thomas E. and Christopher J.
A gathering of family and friends will be held from 5-8 P.M. on Tuesday, July 20, 2010 in the SKILLMAN, MCDONALD & VERNON Funeral Home, Mechanicsburg. A mass of Christian burial will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Wednesday in the St. Michael Catholic Church, Mechanicsburg with Rev. Father Larry Gearhart officiating. Burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery.
Serving as pall bearers will be Steve Arthur II, Bobby Arthur, Joe Craft, Brandon Blanton, Jeremy Blanton, John Arthur Jr., Brian Violet and Steven Collier. Honorary pall bearers will be David Arthur, Steve Arthur, John Arthur, Mary Blanton, Roberta Timmons, Robert Timmons and David Owens.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Michael Catholic Church, 40 Walnut Street, Mechanicsburg, OH 43044. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.