Jack Robert Arthur (’87)

Jack “Bob” Arthur, 82, died peacefully on May 22, 2020. He will be laid to rest with his family at Elmwood Cemetery, Birmingham, AL Bob attended Phillips High School in Birmingham, graduating in 1956. After graduation, he joined the Army and served with the DMZ Military Police in Korea. He briefly attended the University of Alabama before moving to Texas to attend the University of Houston, where he graduated with a degree in Psychology much later in life Bob was fascinated with aviation. He earned his private pilot’s license and spent his weekends parachuting with friends. He was a storyteller and loved reminiscing about classmates and Army buddies. He also enjoyed surf fishing on the Texas Gulf Coast. An avid pool player, Bob and his teammates won many billiard tournaments Bob is survived by his children and their spouses; Jenny and John Harris, Bobby and Leslie Arthur, Randy and Jennifer Arthur, 4 grandchildren, and 2 great-grandchildren He was preceded in death by his father Jack, mother Estha, and sister Janice The family would like to thank the staff at Greene County Nursing Home and Hospice of West Alabama for their loving care and support.

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