John Albert McArthur
January 17, 1929 – February 2, 2017
John Albert McArthur was born at home in Calgary, Alberta. He was the 6th of 7 siblings.
John passed peacefully at the Trillium Hospice, with his loving wife, of 49 years, holding his hand. He is survived by five children, eight grandchildren, and five great grandchildren. John & Lorraine moved to Parksville 39 years ago and hobby farmed in Coombs for 23 years, raising miniature show horses. They moved into town 3 years ago.
John was a well-known & respected Square Dance Caller and teacher for 40 years. The couple danced for 50 years. The family would like to thank Dr. Macari, the Home Care nurses, and the Hospice people for making the journey so comfortable for us.
There will be a Celebration of Life for John on Sunday, February 12, 2017, at the Bradley Centre in Coombs, BC, from 2:00 – 4:00pm.