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3701 East 7th Street
Joplin, MO 64801
Phone: (417) 781-1711
Fax: (417)-781-3916
James Arthur

James Arthur

Friday, February 26th, 1937 - Wednesday, July 22nd, 2020
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James Clayton “Jim” Arthur, age 83 of Joplin, passed away on Wednesday, July 22, 2020, at his home, following an illness.

Jim was born on February 26, 1937 in Pineville, Louisiana, the son of the late Harold E. and Goldie Lucille (Moore) Arthur. He served in the United States Navy and was a veteran of the Korean War. He married Patricia Harmon on September 1, 1970 in New Orleans, LA. Together they enjoyed almost fifty years of marriage. Jim was known to be a bit of a dare devil. He spoke often of how he loved to go skydiving. He had his pilot’s license and he liked to fly.

Jim is survived by his wife Patricia “Pat” Arthur, Joplin, MO; two sisters, Donna Cunningham, Rogers, AR, and Deanie Finley, Miami, OK; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, and two sisters, Betty McKenzie and Jean Cole.

Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Tuesday at Mason-Woodard Chapel. The family will receive friends at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, prior to the service.

Arrangements are under the direction of Mason-Woodard Mortuary & Crematory.
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  • Visitation

    Tuesday, July 28th, 2020 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, July 28th, 2020 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Location
    Mason-Woodard Chapel
    Address
    3701 East 7th Street
    Joplin, Missouri 64801
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  • Service

    Tuesday, July 28th, 2020 | 2:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, July 28th, 2020 2:00pm
    Location
    Mason-Woodard Chapel
    Address
    3701 East 7th Street
    Joplin, MO 64801
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  • Interment

    Tuesday, July 28th, 2020 | 3:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, July 28th, 2020 3:00pm
    Location
    Mount Hope Cemetery
    Address
    3700 N Rangeline Rd
    Webb City, Missouri 64870
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