He was born Dec. 1, 1938, in Miles City, Mont. He was a retired major in the United States Air Force and a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Greenwood, Ark.
A 1956 graduate of Powell High School, he was a former high school teacher in Miles City, Mont.
Arthur is survived by his wife Julia of 45 years; eight sons Paul, John, Donnie, Ronnie, Tommy, David, Markus and Jordan; four daughters Kathy, Marki, Tonya and Jenny; one brother Al Althoff of Powell and Sequim, Wash.; 27 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, Aug. 21, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Greenwood with interment at the U.S. National Cemetery in Fort Smith, Ark.
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