OBITUARY

James William Arters

March 19, 1935November 23, 2010

James William Arters, 75, of Fort Smith, passed away Tuesday November 23, 2010. He was born March 19, 1935 in Jamestown, NY to Jerome and Grace Arters. He was retired from Rheem Manufacturing. He served in the Air Force during the Korean Conflict in Special Services and he served in the Army National Guard of Arkansas as a Medical Specialist. He was preceded in death by his parents Jerome and Grace Arters and two brothers William and Don Arters all of Jamestown, NY.

Memorial service will be 10:00 AM Friday, November 26, 2010, at Edwards Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Robert Dyer officiating. Burial of cremains will be at U.S. National Cemetery with Military Honors.

He is survived by his wife Norma, three sons Gerald Arters and wife Diana of Conway, AR, David William Arters and wife Tet of Fort Smith and Richard Dale Arters and wife Brigida of Fort Smith, two grandchildren James Alan Arters and wife Mahlet and Kimberly Tibbs and husband Dusty and two great grandchildren Gideon Laviane Churchill Arters and Callie Ann Tibbs, two step-grandchildren Jojo Tomandao and wife Juliana and Jeannie Judd and husband Randy and two step-great grandchildren Zachary and Jessica Judd.

The family will visit with friends Friday morning before the Memorial Service from 9:00 AM until service time.

To sign an online guest book please visit www.edwardsfuneralhome.com.

Services

  • Memorial Service Friday, November 26, 2010
  • Burial Friday, November 26, 2010
  • Visitation Tuesday, November 23, 2010
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James William Arters

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Sebhat Tenna

November 29, 2010

God is not unjust,He will not forget your work and the love you have shown him as you have helped his people and continue to help them.Hebrews 6:10 We send you our prayers as you go through this time of remembering.
Mahlet's family from Seattle Washington

Diana Arters

November 27, 2010

You are truly loved and deeply missed.

Pam Nelson

November 26, 2010

Sorry to hear of Mr. Arters passing. Norma, our prayers are with you and your family. God Bless. Pam and Sam Nelson

Dusty Tibbbs

November 26, 2010

He was my grandpaw and I will miss him very much.

Teresia Patterson

November 25, 2010

he will always be apart me of me

Loretta Guthrie

November 25, 2010

Will be greatly missed. Rest in PEACE. You were a special person to me.

Diane Mayo

November 24, 2010

He was a "one of a kind" man.

Diane Mayo

Raye Levering

November 24, 2010

Raye Levering

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