Charles Howard McArthur Jr
August 22, 1938 – May 20, 2018
Charles Howard McArthur, Jr, 79, passed away Sunday, May 20, 2018 at his residence. He was born August 22, 1938 in Biloxi, MS to Charles H. McArthur, Sr and Francis Blackshire McArthur.
He earned his Master’s in Criminal Justice and, before retirement, had worked as a police officer, a Youth Court Counselor and most recently as a psychometrist.
He was a founding member of Harvester Church in Pontotoc.
Funeral services will be 11:00a.m. Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at United Funeral Service with Bro. Sonny Smith and Bro. Jim Stanley officiating. Burial will be at Vista Memorial Park. United Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements.
He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Eleanor Ruth Dukes McArthur; a daughter, Colette McArthur Stanley of New Albany; a son, Charles “Chuck” H. McArthur, III of Pontotoc; eight grandchildren: Jaime Carrillo, Matt Works, Nate Works, Rebekah Stanley, Jordan McArthur, Cece McArthur, Abigail Stanley and Emma McArthur; and by three great grandchildren: Kadyn Works, Lexi Works and Lyric Works.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Jean Conklin.
Pallbearers will be Jaime Carrillo, Matt Works, Nate Works, Jordan McArthur, David Irwin and Wells Russell.
Visitation will be Wednesday, May 23, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. till service time at the funeral home.
The family request memorials be made to the American Family Association, P.O. Drawer 2440, Tupelo, MS 38803.