Harry Levi Arthur

Born on November 21, 1929

Departed on May 14, 2020 and resided in Hendersonville, TN

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Maj Harry Levi Arthur age 90, of Hendersonville, TN, passed away on Thursday, May 14, 2020.

Maj Arthur was born in Indianapolis, IN, on November 21, 1929, the son of the late Charles Arthur and Flora Sutton Arthur. He retired from the United States Air Force after twenty-one years of service and served during the Vietnam War receiving the Distinguished Flying Cross Medal. He graduated from Indiana University Bloomington where he received a State Champion in Wrestling and earned his Bachelor’s Degree. After retirement he was the Assistant City Manager in Hendersonville and then later worked at Donley Printing for the United States Postal Service and retired from the postal service after fifteen years of service. Maj Arthur was a member of Hendersonville Noon Sertoma Club. He loved animals especially cats and dogs.

Survivors include his wife, Jean Arthur to whom he was married on August 3, 1951; four sons, Mark Arthur (Vickie), Steve Arthur (Edie), Gregory Arthur, and Randy Arthur; eight grandchildren, Josh, Bethany, Dylan, Kimberly, Emily, Christopher, Ashley, and Kelly; and eight great-grandchildren. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

A private interment service will be held at Hendersonville Memory Gardens.

In lieu of flowers the family respectfully requests memorial contributions be made to Humane Society of Sumner County 16 Volunteer Drive Hendersonville, TN 37075.

Visit the online obituary www.hendersonvillefh.com to post tributes and share memories.

2 Comments to Harry Levi Arthur

  1. Billie Odom
    May 20, 2020 9:45 am

    I never met your loved one but the picture is amazing. What a handsome man and wonderful life he lived. His military accomplishments are no small feat.

  2. Jaenne
    May 20, 2020 9:07 pm

    Such an interesting life. So sorry for you and your family’s loss Randy and Mary. I will donate to the Humane Society in his name.

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