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Walter King Arms

November 29, 1937 ~ April 3, 2017 (age 79)
Walter K. Arms, 79, of Hoopeston, formerly of Kentucky, passed away at 10:40 p.m. Monday, April 3, 2017, at Heartland Manor Care, in Paxton.
Mr. Arms was born on November 29, 1937, in Marrowbone, Kentucky, the son of Gordon and Roxie (Huckleby) Arms. He was raised by his grandparents- John and Lou Huckleby.
He is survived by one daughter- Brenda (Joey) Garner of Burkesville, Kentucky; special friend- Nettie Kelnhofer of Hoopeston; and several cousins, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, son- James "Buster" Walter Arms and his sister- Phyllis.
Mr. Arms worked as a truck driver and he also worked at Harrison Steal and Elrod's Tree Service, in Indiana. Walter enjoyed fishing, working and walking everywhere in Hoopeston. He loved to stop by and spend time visiting with people and telling his stories.
A Celebration of Walter K. Arms Life will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, April 7, 2017, at Blurton Funeral Home, in Hoopeston. Burial will follow the service in Floral Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 12:00-2:00 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the donor's choice. The family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home to assist them in honoring Walter's life. Memories or photos may be sent to the family on his everlasting memorial page at: www.blurtonfuneralhomes.com.


Cemetery Details

Floral Hill Cemetery

Hoopeston, IL, 60942

Visitation

APR 7. 12:00 PM - 02:00 PM

Blurton Funeral Home-Hoopeston Chapel

309 E. Washington St.

Hoopeston, IL, US, 60942

http://blurtonfuneralhomes.com/

Funeral Service

APR 7. 02:00 PM

Blurton Funeral Home-Hoopeston Chapel

309 E. Washington St.

Hoopeston, IL, US, 60942

http://blurtonfuneralhomes.com/


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