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Perry J. McArthur

    January 21, 1930  -  June 9, 2010







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Born: January 21, 1930

Place of Birth: Lawrence, UT

Death: June 9, 2010

Place of Death: Salt Lake City, UT

Occupation: Coal Minier / Farmer

Hobbies: Farming, fishing, camping, being with family and friends

Organizations: Member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Blue Ridge Riding Club, and Scout Master


Loving wife Olive

Mavoreen R. (Gayle) Anderson, Daughter

Foster C. (Debra) McArthur, Son

Terry B. (Sandy) McArthur, Son

Alan K. (Julie) McArthur, Son

Charlene (Kevin) Peacock, Daughter

Arthur J. (Lori) McArthur, Son

his best friend Little Joe

Scott (Debra) McArthur

17, Grandchildren

Numerous , Great-Grandchildren

Celia (Roy) Oviatt, Sister

Dixie (Bill) Allred, Sister

Deloris (Lynn) Nelson, Sister

Evelyn Naillon, Sister

Marian Guhlke, Sister


Both parents

Steven McArthur, Son

Wendel McArthur, Brother

Foster McArthur, Brother

Carol Oliver, Sister

Ken, Jack, Ralph, and Charlie, Half-Brothers


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Price, UT






Life Legacy


Perry J. McArthur

Huntington-Our beloved Husband, Father, Brother, and Grandpa, Perry J. McArthur, age 80, passed away in Salt Lake City, on June 9, 2010. Perry was born on February 21, 1930 in Lawrence, UT. He married Olive Jensen on January 2, 1954 in Lawrence, UT their marriage was later solemnized in the Manti LDS Temple.

Perry served his country during the Korean Conflict in the U.S. Army. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints, serving in many capacities including scout master. Perry belonged to the Blue Ridge Riding Club and was a great cook. He worked for 37 years in the coal mines and was a member of the UMWA. Perry loved farming and his cattle ranch, being in the outdoors, but most of all he loved his family and loved spending time with them especially his grand and great grandchildren.

He is survived by his loving wife, Olive, children: Mavoreen R. (Gale) Anderson, Foster C. (Debra) McArthur, Terry B. (Sandy) McArthur, Alan K. (Julie) McArthur, Arthur J. (Lori) McArthur, all of Huntington, Charlene (Kevin) Peacock of Orangeville, his best friend Little Joe, and Scott and Debra of Mississippi, 17 grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren, siblings: Celia (Roy) Oviatt, Dixie (Bill) Allred, Deloris (Lynn) Nelson, Donald (Marlene) Jensen, Evelyn Naillon, and Marian Guhlke,

He is preceded in death by both parents, son: Steven, brothers: Wendel and Foster, sister: Carol Oliver, brother-in-law: John, half brothers: Ken, Jack, Ralph, and Charlie.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, June 12, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. at the Huntington 1st & 5th Ward Chapel (115 So 400 E). A viewing will be held on Friday, June 11, 2010 from 6-8 p.m. at Fausett Mortuary in Castle Dale and on Saturday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. prior to the services at the church. Interment will be in the Huntington City Cemetery. Services are in the care of Fausett Mortuary. Friends and family may sign the guest book and share memories of Perry at www.fausettmortuary.com.