James Eugene Arthur, 74, of Interlachen, passed from this life on Sunday, June 4, 2017 at Putnam Community Medical Center following an extended illness. A native of Indianapolis, Indiana, James resided in Putnam County since 1999 coming from Gainesville. He served honorably in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War. James worked 30 years as a truck driver and 5 years as warehouse manager at PFG in Gainesville. He was a member of Fleet Reserve Branch 183 and VFW Post #10164 in Interlachen. In his leisure, James enjoyed racing cars, shooting pool and fishing.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Eugene Dexter Arthur and Marjorie Reid Arthur and 2 sons, Jimmy Gene Arthur and Jon Dexter Arthur.
James is survived by his wife of 23 years, Donna Arthur of Interlachen, a daughter, Crystal Salinas (Mike) of New White Land, IN, a sister, Linda Harris (Daniel) of Astor and 3 grandchildren, Joey Salinas, Madison Salinas and Julia Salinas.
No services are scheduled at this time.
Memories and condolences may be expressed to the family at James’ Book of Memories page at www.JohnsonOverturffunerals.com.
Arrangements are entrusted to Johnson-Overturf Funeral Home in Interlachen.