?Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. Thursday at Perry Funeral Home Chapel for William Clarence "W.C." Arthur, 88, Leesburg, who passed away Monday, July 5, 2010, at his residence. The Revs. Roy Daugherty and Mark Mayo will be officiating. Burial will follow in the Cedar Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 2 p.m. until 3 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Perry Funeral Home directing, www.perryfuneral.net.
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Mr. Arthur was preceded in death by four brothers and two sisters. He was a native of Cisco, Ga., and the son of the late John and Ethel Williams Arthur. He was retired from Republic Steel and was a veteran of World War II.
Survivors include his wife, Dovie Hale Arthur; son, Gary Daniel, Gadsden; daughter, Kathy Owens, Leesburg; brothers, Barney Arthur, Glencoe, and Buster Arthur, Indiana; sister, Vera Weeks, Indiana; grandchildren, Amanda (Mike) Cox, Corie Arnold, Jamie (Jason) LeCroy, Dusty Owens, Darin (Kim) Long and David (Lea) Long; great-grandchildren, Taylor Oliver, Casey Kelley, Gracie Arnold, Slade LeCroy, Cole Evans, Owen LeCroy and Jackson and Will Long; and several nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers include Bryan Owens, Dusty Owens, Casey Kelley, Jason LeCroy, Craig Chandler and Darin Long. Honorary pallbearers will be Jack Morrison, Danny Roberts and David Long.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Cherokee County Humane Society in his honor.
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Published in The Gadsden Times on July 8, 2010