He was married to his wife, Bobbie, for 60 years. Arthur was born and raised in the Hill Country and was a heavy equipment operator and mechanic welder most of his life.
He is survived by his wife, Bobbie; daughters, Vanessa Vodak and husband Bill and Tami Ross; grandchildren Tonya Johnson and husband Robert, Franklin Dumas, Janessa Hardaway and husband Mathew, Victoria McCulloch and husband Heath, Treton “Bopper” Ross and Joseph Ross; 13 great-grandchildren and one on the way; and one great-great-grandson.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Samuel; son, Arthur Ray II; and granddaughter Alyssa.
A graveside service is 10 a.m. June 23 at Fall Creek Cemetery in Spicewood. Pallbearers are Ned Ross, Robert Johnson, Bill Radde, Frank Dumas, Heath McCulloch, Bopper Ross, Joseph Ross, Bill Vodak, Michael Rogers, Josh Moore, Chance Johnson, Patrick Johnson, Paul Quinney and Mathew Hardaway.
Arrangements by Clements-Wilcox Funeral Home, 1805 U.S. 281 North in Marble Falls, (830) 693-4373. Go to www.clementswilcoxfuneralhome.com to offer condolences.