Arthur was born in Calgary on June 2, 1928, shortly thereafter the family moved to Wetaskawin, Alberta to farm. He later moved to Edmonton, to go to school and to do odd jobs. Later in 1948, Arthur moved to B.C. in the North Thompson Valley to log in Clearwater, B.C.
In the early years he played hockey and football. Arthur enjoyed sports right up until he passed. Arthur met his love Doreen Hamilton in 1951 and they were married. The two moved to Kamloops and sold cars successfully until going into the construction sector with Teamsters. He worked on many large projects around B.C. and was a Teamster to the end. He also enjoyed the outdoors, hunting, and fishing and did this until he was unable to in later years.
Predeceased by his Dad, Mom, brother and two sisters. He is survived by his loving wife Doreen and sons; Wayne (Stella), Gary, Dony (Karen) and the youngest son Dave. He is also survived by his grandchildren Jess, Kody, Mitchell, Kailiegh, Garrett, Kyle, Jeremy, Carey. Along with many great grandchildren , numerous family and friends.
Thank you to the Dr.’s and Nurses at RIH for their care. Please make donation in memory of Arthur to the Royal Inland Hospital. There will be a family gathering at a later time.
Arthur will forever be thought of and greatly missed.