David Edward Arthur

September 3, 1941 ~ July 1, 2018 (age 76)

David Edward Arthur, 75, of New Whiteland, went to be with the Lord, Sunday, July 1, 2018. He was born to Thomas and Truth (Fields) Arthur in Indianapolis on September 3, 1941.

Dave loved God and His word very much, and spent his life serving Him. Dave enjoyed teaching and ministering to his church family as pastor of the Covenant of Life Fellowship for over 40 years. Dave married his lifetime sweetheart, Jean Ramsey on June 8, 1962. Dave adored his family, his children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Dave loved to go golfing. He enjoyed learning new things about the Civil War.

Dave is survived by his wife, Jean Arthur of New Whiteland; two children, Rebecca (Matthew) Warren of Whiteland, and Mark (Erin) Arthur of Greenwood; nine grandchildren, and 8 great-grandchildren.

Dave was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas and Truth Arthur; a sister, Carol Moss; and a great-grandchild, J.D. Curtis.

A visitation will be Thursday, July 5th from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Jessen Funeral Home, Whiteland Chapel, 729 N. U.S. Hwy 31, Whiteland. A service will be Friday, July 6th at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens in Greenwood. Arrangements entrusted to Jessen Funeral Home.