Lawrence "Bugs" Arthur
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Lawrence "Bugs" Arthur, age 75, of Somerset, KY, departed this life on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital following an illness.
Lawrence was born on February 13, 1945 in Squib, KY to the late Lincoln Avery Arthur and Ellen Baker Arthur. He was a member of Chimney Rock Baptist Church. Bugs enjoyed fishing, hunting and four-wheeling. He was a drill operator for surface coal mines, where he started working in 1976, and worked for thirty five years before retiring in 2011.
He is survived by his wife, Letha Burdine Arthur, whom he married on May 29, 1965; one son, Dustin (and Whitney) Arthur; one granddaughter, Darby Jane Arthur, who was the joy of Bugs life for a short time; his siblings, John Arthur of Somerset, Christine Hargis of Somerset and Rye Bullock of Mt. Vernon; and numerous nieces and nephews. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.
Along with his parents, Lincoln Avery Arthur and Ellen Baker Arthur, he was preceded in death by four brothers, Odell Arthur, Delford Arthur, George Arthur and Denver Arthur; and four sisters, Orpha Decker, Ruth Cusson, Shirley Arthur and Rebecca Arthur.
A Graveside service will be held on Saturday, January 23, 2021 at 1:00pm at Chimney Rock Cemetery with Bro. Aaron Roberts and Bro. David Hawk officiating. Pallbearers will be Jerry Bullock, Clinton Whitaker, Wayne Whitaker, Allen Hannah, Dickie Eldridge and Dewayne Arthur.
Due to the COVID-19 guidelines, the family wishes that masks be worn at all times and social distancing be followed.
You are welcome to view the obituary and send condolences to the family at our website: www.LakeCumberlandFuneralService.com
Lake Cumberland Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Lawrence Arthur.