WOC Bernard J Arthur was a potential VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 07/22/2001 at the age of 64.4
Wadley, GA
Flight Class 69-1
Date of Birth 02/27/1937
Served in the U.S. Army
This information was provided by Barry Geller, wife via Paul Clergy

More detail on this person: Mr. Bernard J. "Art" Arthur, age 64 of Old Hwy. 1, Wadley, died Sunday evening at his residence.

Mr. Arthur, formerly of Fitzgerald, had lived in Jefferson County for the past 30 years. He was a retired U.S. Army veteran, retired from the Department of Natural Resource Law Enforcement Division and retired Chief of Police of Bartow. Mr. Arthur was a member of Wrens Baptist Church and the Peace Officers Association of Georgia.

He was preceded in death by a son, Eric S. Salter.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday morning at Moxley United Methodist Church, with Reverend Ray Jenkins and Reverend Billy Howell officiating. Burial will follow with honors in the Moxley Cemetery with the Department of Natural Resources Honor Guard.

Pallbearers are Wayne Futch, Glynn Petrie, Curt Petrie, Mark Williamson, Perry Darley and Lee Miller. Honorary pallbearers will be all of the city (Bartow, Wadley, Louisville) and Jefferson County Law Officers.

Survivors include his wife, Betty S. Arthur of Wadley; a son, Thomas Arthur of Lehigh Acres, Fla.; two daughters, Barbara A. Million of Labelle, Fla. and Velvet S. Mathis of Gibson; three sisters, Mildred M. Campbell of Fitzgerald, Gerri Camp of Loganville and Marjorie Leonhardt of Finglis, Fla.; seven grandchildren.

Visitation will be Tuesday evening between the hours of 7 to 9 p.m. at Smith Funeral Home in Wadley.

Smith Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

The Augusta Chronicle-July 24, 2001

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