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Charles McArthur

February 3, 1938 ~ September 8, 2018 (age 80)
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Charles “Charlie” McArthur, 80, of Moline, died Saturday, September 8, 2018, at his home.

Memorial services will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, September 14, 2018, at Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, Ltd., 6601-38th Avenue, Moline.  Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m., Thursday at the funeral home.  Burial of cremains will be at Moline Memorial Park.  Memorials may be made to Genesis Hospice.  All need to use 70th Street for access to the funeral home due to the road construction.

Charlie was born on February 3, 1938, in Mexico, Maine, the son of William H. and Agnes H. (Don) McArthur.  He married Barbara S. Sellar on April 16, 1960, in Winthrop, Maine.  Charlie worked at the Rock Island Arsenal as a mechanical engineer, and retired in 1994 as the Director of Product Assurance. 

Charlie was a 32nd Degree Mason, Augusta Lodge and a Shriner.  He was also a former President of NARFE (National Association of Retired Federal Employees).  He enjoyed wood working, traveling, and being with his family.

Survivors include his wife, Barb; children, Bill (Lynn) McArthur, Greenville, SC, Gerri (Joe) Whitcomb, Bloomington, IL, and Lorri McArthur, Moline; grandchildren, Eric, Melissa, Sarah, Jon, Chris, Jacob, and Molly; great grandchildren, Caleb, Lila, Madison, and Colton; sister, Barbara (Levi) Ross, Bangor, ME.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

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