DANBURY, Conn. - Robert Alan Arthur of Danbury, formerly of Ridgefield, died Monday, Aug. 19. He was 63.
Arthur was born June 8, 1950, in Norwalk, and resided in West Hartford where he attended and graduated from local schools. Upon graduation from high school, he attended the University of Connecticut. An arborist, he owned and operated Robert Arthur & Son of Ridgefield for the past 42 years.
A resident of Ridgefield and Danbury for the past 42 years, he was a member of the First Congregational Church of Ridgefield where he served on the Mission Board and Board of Trustees. For many years he also participated in the H.O.M.E. mission trip to Maine, and international Habitat for Humanity.
Arthur is survived by his wife, Linda; son, Michael Arthur of New Haven; daughter, Brooke Springer (Joshua) of Stamford; stepdaughters, Jennifer Ryan (Mark) of Brookfield and Samantha Katz (Benjamin) of New York, N.Y.; sisters, Nore Clark (David) of Falmouth, Mass., and Carole Jeffries (Robert) of Marlborough; and four grandchildren.
A memorial service will take place Saturday, Aug. 24 at 11 a.m. in the First Congregational Church, 103 Main St., Ridgefield, CT 06877. Inurnment will take place in the Nigh Memorial Garden of the First Congregational Church. The family will receive friends in Lund Hall following the services.
Contributions in Arthur’s memory may be made to Regional Hospice and Home Care of Western CT , 39 Old Ridgebury Rd., Danbury, CT 06810 or to H.O.M.E. Inc., c/o Lucy Poulin , P.O. Box 10, Schoolhouse Rd., Orland, ME 04472.
For more information, please visit: www.jowdykanefuneralhome.com
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