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Stephen C. ArthurFebruary 25, 1938 ~ June 27, 2017 (age 79)
ARTHUR, STEPHEN C. 79, of Jamestown, RI, passed away peacefully with his family at his side, on June 27, 2017, after a long, courageous battle with Parkinson’s Disease.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 33 years, Doris (DeCiantis) Arthur; his children, Katherine Arthur, of Cranston; Christopher MacGregor, of Seattle, WA; Deborah Byrne of Coventry; and Richard & Lisa Rowey, of East Greenwich; his grandchildren; Derek Byrne, Brianna Rowey, Zoë MacGregor, Rachel Rowey, & Lindsay MacGregor. Steve is also survived by his brother, Greg Arthur & his wife Deborah; and his sister, Merrill Tanner & her husband David. Steve was the son of the late Harold & Evelyn (Cobb) Arthur, of Great Island, RI.
Steve’s greatest love was his family. He was a devoted husband, father, & grandfather.
Steve attended Worcester Polytechnic Institute and Northeastern University.
He was an electrical engineer, and owned his industrial control systems company, Arthur Electric, for 35 years until his retirement
Steve & Doris were avid boaters, and enjoyed many years on the water aboard their Mainship trawler, Downtime. Steve served as commander for the board of Greenwich Bay Sail & Power Squadron; he served in the U.S. Coast Guard; he and Doris were active members of the East Greenwich & Newport Yacht Clubs, and much more.
He was a member of the Jamestown Chapel.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Friday, June 30, 2017 from 10:00-11:30 am at the Henault-Gallogly Funeral Home, 5 Eddy St., West Warwick with a funeral service to be held at 11:30am. Burial service to follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery, 70 Church St, West Warwick, RI.
Donations to the RI chapter of the American Parkinson’s Disease Association in Steve’s memory would be appreciated. Donations may be sent to PO Box 41659, Providence, RI 02940 or https://www.apdaparkinson.org/community/rhode-island/.