William "Bill" Sunday Arthur

December 2, 1923October 7, 2021
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William “Bill” Sunday Arthur, 97, of Lynchburg, passed away Thursday, October 7, 2021 at Summit Heath & Rehab.

Born December 2, 1923 in Campbell County, he was the son of the late Elias Washington Arthur and Nannie Bomar Arthur. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 70 years, Margaret Case Arthur; his daughter Margaret “Peggy” Dunnaway and two brothers and five sisters.

Bill was a veteran of the World World II era and served his country in the Army Air Corps. After his military service, he owned and operated Bill’s Reconditioning & Repair for over fifty years. Bill was an avid outdoorsman and loved fishing and hunting. He was a member of Wesleyberry United Methodist Church in Gladys.

He is survived by his special niece Sally L. Aughey and her husband Samuel; son-in-law Jesse Dunnaway; grandchildren Kimberly Rush and her husband Lacy, Samantha Jennings and her husband Jeff, Curtis C. Keesee III and his partner Tiffany, Sonny Ashby and nine great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends on Monday, October 11, 2021 from 6:00 p.m - 8:00 p.m at Whitten Timberlake Chapel.

A funeral service will be conducted on Tuesday, October 12, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. at Whitten Timberlake Chapel with Pastor David Turner officiating. Interment will follow at Virginia Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make memorial contributions in Bill’s name are asked to consider St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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  • Elias Washington Arthur Father (deceased)
  • Nannie Bomar Arthur Mother (deceased)
  • Margaret Case Arthur Wife (deceased)
  • Margaret "Peggy" Dunnaway Daughter (deceased)
  • Sally L. Aughey (Samuel) Special Niece
  • Jesse Dunnaway Son-in-law
  • Kimberly Rush (Lacy) Grandchild
  • Samantha Jennings (Jeff) Grandchild
  • Curtis C. Keesee III (Tiffany) Grandchild
  • Sonny Ashby Grandchild
  • Bill was preceded in death by two brothers and five sisters. He's also survived by nine great-grandchildren.

  • Sonny Ashby
  • Jeff Jennings
  • Joshua Jennings
  • Robert Phillips

Past Services

Monday, October 11, 2021


Tuesday, October 12, 2021

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