Robert Brown McArtor

Active member in the Baptist Church

Robert Brown McArtor, 88, of Benton, Kentucky passed away on Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021 at Calvert City Convalescent Center.

Robert was born on Aug. 10, 1933 in Springfield, Missouri to Brown and Lula Mae Luper McArtor. Robert is a United States Air Force Veteran. He was a devoted husband and faithful servant to his family. He worked in the aerospace industry during the Apollo space program, then finished his career in the machine shop business.

He was an active member in the Baptist Church, current member of First Baptist Church,  Spring Hill, Tennessee. He and wife, Cathy, enjoyed square dancing and traveling.  

Robert is survived by his wife of 64 years, Catherine Hester McArtor; daughter, Bev Kassis (Dan) of Nashville; two sons, Jerry McArtor (Cindy) of Benton and Tony McArtor of Nashville; brother, James “Bud” McArtor of Kansas City, Missouri; seven grandchildren, and five great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, sister Jane Rand; and sister in laws, Betty and Lucy McArtor.  

A memorial service will be held at a later date. 

Filbeck-Cann Funeral Home of Milner & Orr are handling the arrangements. 

You may share a hug, send a message or light a candle for the family at

To plant a tree in memory of Robert McArtor as a living tribute, please visit Tribute Store.