Marvin Joseph "Joe" Arthur Sr.

September 21, 1932August 4, 2018

Marvin Joseph “Joe” Arthur, Sr., 85, of Evington, passed away Saturday, August 4, 2018 at Lynchburg General Hospital. He was the husband of the late Linda Blackstock Arthur. Born September 21, 1932 in Lynchburg, he was the son of the late and John Hewitt Arthur and Agnes Blankenship Arthur and was also preceded in death by four brothers. Mr. Arthur was a retired parts manager with Fellers Chevrolet in Altavista with more than fifty-five years of service. He was a member of Salem United Methodist Church in Evington. Mr. Arthur is survived by two sons, Marvin J. Arthur, Jr. and wife Lena of Madison Heights and Charals K. Arthur of Boones Mill and two grandchildren, Carly Sandvig and husband Travis and Nick Arthur. The family will receive friends from 6:30-8:00 p.m., Thursday, August 9, 2018 at Whitten Timberlake Chapel. A funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 a.m., Friday, August 10, 2018 at Whitten Timberlake Chapel with the Rev. Charles Schooler officiating. Interment will follow in the Arthur Family Cemetery in Evington. Those wishing to make memorial contributions are asked to consider the Arthur Family Cemetery Fund, c/o Robert D. Arthur, 855 Blackwater Road, Evington, VA 24550. To send online condolences to the family, please visit


  • Linda Blackstock Arthur, Wife
  • John Hewitt Arthur, Father
  • Agnes Blankenship Arthur, Mother
  • Marvin Joseph Arthur Jr., Son
  • Charals Keith Arthur, Son
  • Carly Sandvig, Grandchild
  • Nick Arthur, Grandchild

  • Nick Arthur
  • Travis Sandvig
  • Tony Blackstock
  • Derry Arthur
  • Kenny Arthur
  • Jason Arthur
  • Elton Blackstock
  • Michael Blackstock

  • Arthur Family Cemetery Fund



  • Visitation Thursday, August 9, 2018
  • Funeral Service Friday, August 10, 2018


  • Interment

Marvin Joseph "Joe" Arthur Sr.

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Edwin Blackstock

August 7, 2018


We are so sorry for your loss. Joe was such a kind and wonderful man. He will be missed. We always enjoyed sitting and talking with Joe. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Edwin & Sue Blackstock