Ernest “Leo” Arthur, age 82, of Belle Center, Ohio passed away Monday, June 22, 2020 at his home.
He was born March 10, 1938, a son of the late Ernest Burtell and Eva Geraldine (Reames) Arthur.
On September 1, 1956, Leo married the former Shirley Amanda Ann Johnson and she preceded him in death October 10, 1995. He was also preceded in death by a son, Michael Arthur.
Leo is survived by his daughter, Lisa (Steve) Higgins; two sons, Martin (Jasina) Arthur and Phil Arthur; nine grandchildren; six great grandchildren; a great-great grandson; two sisters, Geraldine Allen and Ruth Peters; two brothers, Raymond (Karen) Arthur and Chuck (Joan) Arthur and several nieces and nephews.
Leo was a heavy equipment operator and truck driver who enjoyed fishing.
Pastor Bryan Meadows will officiate a graveside service at 10:00 a.m. Friday, June 26, 2020 at the Zanesfield Cemetery in Zanesfield, Ohio.
The arrangements are in the care of the staff of the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home in Belle Center.
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