MEDORA -- Auddie "Pete" Arthur, 76, of Medora and formerly of Owensburg, passed away at 3 a.m. on Friday, May 12, 2006 at his residence.
Born Nov. 6, 1929 in Lawrence County, he was the son of Claude and Stella (Brown) Arthur. On Aug. 3, 1968, he married Nellie Crane.
He was an orchard worker.
Survivors include: his wife Nellie Arthur of Medora; four step-sons, John Crane of Mitchell, Billy Crane of Orleans, Randall Crane of Linton, and Stephen Crane of New Orleans; a step-daughter Brenda Silvers of Medora; 12 step-grandchildren; eight step great-grandchildren; a sister-in-law Nora E. Arthur of Greene County; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, and four sisters.
Funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. today from the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary, Bedford, with Millard Jones officiating. Burial will follow in the Springville West Cemetery.
Friends called from noon today until the hour of service at the mortuary.
Family and friends are invited to sign the guest book and light a candle in memory of Auddie at www.daycarter.com