Coal Township – Arthur R. Walburn, 73, of 1737 E. Webster Street, went to be with his Lord, Friday, December 13, 2019 in his home.
Born in Shamokin on March 19, 1946 he was the son of Leon and Shirley (Clark) Walburn. Arthur graduated from Coal Township High School in 1964.
On October 15, 1966 in Shamokin Arthur married Carol Madden, who survives. Together they shared 53 wonderful years of marriage. He was a member of 7th Street Primitive Methodist Church in Shamokin. Arthur was the owner and operator of Madden Welding and Repair, where he was a mechanic and a welder.
Art was a kind and gentle man. You could find him reading his Bible every morning before going to work at his garage. He had a reputation for being honest and fair to all his friends and customers. He will always be remembered as a man who made time for everyone and would always be there when you needed him. He will be greatly missed and always loved by everyone who knew him.
In addition to his wife, Carol, Arthur is survived by a son, Sean Walburn of Selinsgrove, who he was very proud of; his mother, Shirley (Clark) Walburn; three sisters, Frances Emrick and her husband Dennis of Pottstown, Alberta Elliott and her husband Greg of Lancaster, and Mary Deitz and her husband Roger of Mount Pleasant Mills; three brothers, Marshall Walburn and his wife, Sheron of Tunkhannock, Scott Walburn and his wife Judy of Tunkhannock, and Wade Walburn and his wife Debby of East Petersburg; a sister-in-law, Roberta Walburn of Tunkannock; many nieces, nephews, and cousins; and best friends, Ken, Bill, Joe, and Tom. Arthur was preceded in death by two fathers, Leon H. Walburn and Walter E. Walburn II; and a brother, Leon “Skip” H. Walburn Jr.
Arthur R Walburn, 73, of 1737 E. Webster Street, Coal Township – Funeral Service will be held Friday, December 20, 2019 at 11:00 am at Seventh Street Primitive Methodist, 34 North 7th Street, Shamokin, Reverend David Wildoner, officiating. Arrangements are being cared for by Farrow-C.J. Lucas Funeral and Cremation Service, 240 W Chestnut Street, Shamokin, Lori Ann Campbell, Supervisor. In lieu of flowers please send memorial contributions to Seventh Street Primitive Methodist, 34 N. 7th Street, Shamokin, PA, 17872. To send condolences to the family please visit www.farrowfh.com
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