John Thomas Arthur

John Thomas Arthur

John Thomas Arthur

U.S. Army veteran

John Thomas Arthur, 78, husband to Patty Burge Arthur passed away Saturday, April 10, 2021 at the V.A. Medical Center in Lexington. He was born to the late Charles Allen Arthur and Dorothy Johnson Arthur on January 26, 1943 in Stanford, Kentucky. John was a veteran of the United States Army. He was a former home builder, and a member of the American Legion and V.F.W. in Okeechobee, Florida. John was an avid gardener, loved bird watching and squirrel feeding and also was a dog lover. 

Along with his wife, he is survived by his step-children, Tracy Clifford (Robert) of Georgetown, Troy Manley (Tammy), Jason Manley (Angie), and Brandon Manley, all of Frankfort; grandchildren, Jonathan Arthur, Destiny Manley, Blake Manley, Tanner Manley, Dylan Manley, Trinity Manley, Braylin Manley and Easton Manley. Also left to cherish his memory are his brothers, Charles Arthur and Marvin Arthur, both of Georgetown. John was preceded in death by his brother Ronald Wayne Arthur.   

Visitation for family and friends will be 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Thursday, April 15, 2021 at Tucker, Yocum & Wilson Funeral Home with service to begin at 2 p.m. 

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Due to Governor Beshear’s mandate, 60% occupancy of the funeral home will be in practice and face coverings and proper social distancing are required for all who attend. 

We, at Tucker, Yocum & Wilson Funeral Home would like to thank the family for understanding during this time of change and for allowing us to care for their loved one.

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