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John Joseph Raymond Arthur Jr

January 22, 1937 January 21, 2018
John Joseph Raymond Arthur Jr
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Obituary for John Joseph Raymond Arthur Jr

John Arthur 81, of Ames, passed away January 21, 2018 at the Veterans Home in Marshalltown. Burial will be in the Iowa Veterans Cemetery in Van Meter on Friday, January 26th at 2:00pm. A Gathering of Friends is from 5-7 pm at First Christian Church in Ames. Please enter through the west door.
John Joseph Raymond Arthur Jr. was born January 22, 1937 in Broken Bow, Nebraska to John and Avis (Amos) Arthur. John was a Korean War veteran and served in the Marines from 1954-1956. He was a member of the 40 & 8 and the American Legion Post #37 in Ames. John enjoyed volunteering for American legion events, tinkering with motorcycles and cars. He worked for Industrial Plating in Ames for 25 years.
He is survived by his former wife, Diann Arthur of Ames; his children, Ouna (Tim) Killam of Gilbert, Rick (Hope) Arthur of Ames, Cindy (Ron) Ratliff of Gilbert; seven grandchildren, Erica (Eric) Helland of Urbandale, Jason Killam of Boone, Adam (Rachel) Arthur of Urbandale, Alex (Chelsea) Arthur of Des Moines, Austin Arthur of Ames, Ryan and Nolan Ratliff of Gilbert; three great grandchildren, Jilliouna Helland, Cael Killam and Cooper Arthur.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
As John would say “See ya later Alligator, after while crocodile, In a little bit chicken…..”
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Gathering of Friends

Friday

26

Jan

5:00 PM 1/26/2018 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 1/26/2018 7:00:00 PM
First Christian Church

611 Clark Avenue
Ames, Iowa 50010

First Christian Church
611 Clark Avenue Ames 50010 Iowa
United States

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Location

Iowa Veterans Cemetery Final Resting Place

34024 Veterans Memorial Drive
Adel, Iowa 50003

34024 Veterans Memorial Drive Adel 50003 Iowa
United States
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