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October 12, 1934 July 7, 2017

Odell Arthur, 82, passed away at his home on Lincoln Arthur Road, Friday, July 7, 2017.
He was born in Laurel County, Ky., on October 12, 1934 to Lincoln and Ellen Baker Arthur.
He is survived by two daughters, Debra Charlene Gotherman of New Whitland, Ind., and Audrey Darlene Snipes of Greenwood, Ind.; a son, Duane Thomas Arthur (Donna) of Somerset; four brothers, Delford, John and Lois Arthur, George and Edith Arthur, Lawrence and Letha Arthur, all of Somerset; three sisters, Orpha Decker of Camby, Ind., Frieda and Jerrel Bullock of Mt. Vernon and Christine and JL Hargis of Somerset; a special friend, Kim Oaks and caregiver Peggy Upton; six grandchildren, Gina, Thersa and TJ Arthur, Billy and Cody Gotherman and Shannon and Monica Tomey; eight great-grandchildren, Ryan, Kayle and Sam Shanks, Ananastia, Kaydence and Grace Arthur, McKindly Hudson and Carter Jackson Gotherman, plus a host of other relatives and friends to mourn his passing.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Suellen Arthur; his parents; two sons-in-law, Bill Gotherman and Mel Snipes; a brother-in-law, Doyle Decker; a nephew, Robert Decker; a sister-in-law, Irene Arthur; a sister, Ruth Cusson,; an infant brother, Denver; and two sisters, Shirley and Rebecca.
Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 12, in the chapel of Bowling Funeral Home with Rick Lawson and Jack Harris officiating.
Burial will follow in the Arthur Adkins Cemetery in Pulaski County.
Visitation was after 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 11, also 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 12, 2017
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