Odell Arthur passed away at his home on Lincoln Arthur Road Friday, July 7, 2017. He was born in Laurel County on October 12, 1934 to Lincoln and Ellen Baker Arthur. He is survived by two daughters, Debra Charlene Gotherman of New Whitland, IN, and Audrey Darlene Snipes of Greenwood, IN, one son, Duane Thomas Arthur (Donna) of Somerset, four brothers, Delford, John and Lois Arthur, George and Edith Arthur, Lawrence and Letha Arthur of Somerset, three sisters, Orpha Decker of Camby, IN, Frieda and Jerrel Bullock of Mt. Vernon and Christine and
JL Hargis of Somerset, KY, a special friend, Kim Oaks and care giver Peggy Upton, six grandchildren, Gina, Thersa and TJ Arthur, Billy and Cody Gotherman and Shannon and Monica Tomey, seven great grandchildren, Ryan, Kayle and Sam Shanks, Ananastia, Kaydence and Grace Arthur, McKindly Hudson and Carter Jackson Gotherman.
He was preceded in death by one daughter, Suellen Arthur, his parents, two sons-in-law, Bill Gotherman and Mel Snipes, one brother-in-law, Doyle Decker, one nephew, Robert Decker, one sister-in-law, Irene Arthur, one sister, Ruth Cusson, one infant brother, Denver, two sisters, Shirley and Rebecca, plus a host of other relatives and friends to mourn his passing.
Funeral services will be at 11:00 AM Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at Bowling Funeral Home in London with Rick Lawson and Jack Harris officiating. Burial will follow in the Arthur Adkins Cemetery in Pulaski County.
Visitation will be at 6:00 PM Tuesday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers the family request donations be made to Bowling Funeral Home to assist with funeral expense.
Published on July 10, 2017