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Benjamin Arthur, Sr.

February 1, 1948 — August 19, 2020

Benjamin Barnett “Benny” Arthur, Sr., 72 of Webster Springs, passed away on Wednesday, August 19, 2020 at Louis A. Johnson Medical Center. He was born February 1, 1948 in Webster Springs to Isaac and Irene Hines Arthur. He was a coal miner and proud to be a United States Marine.

Benny enjoyed square dancing and splitting wood, was a jokester, and helped everyone he could.

Benny is survived by his mother; son Raymond Isaac “Ike” Arthur; daughters Crystal Gail Arthur and Kimberly Dawn Arthur; sisters Joyce Arthur and Mary Jane Hall; grandchildren Emily, Raihanna, Aaliyah, Crystal, Annyssia, and Leyana; great-grandson James; his cousin who is like a brother Danny Cunningham; and many other extended family and friends who will mourn his passing.

In addition to his father he was preceded in death by his son B.J. Arthur, Jr.

Friends may join the family for Graveside Services on Sunday, August 23, 2020 at 2:00 PM at Harrison Cochran Cemetery with Pastor Eddie Bender officiating. Military Honors will follow.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests Memorial Contributions be made to Dodd & Reed Funeral Home.

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Graveside Service

Sunday, August 23, 2020

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Harrison - Cochran Cemetery


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