Arthur Earl Jarvis, 84, passed away Thursday, August 20th, 2020 in Palos, IL. He was born September 22nd, 1935 at Jarvis Branch, KY to the late Edward and Vica Boggs Jarvis. On May 14th, 1959 he married Norita Waugh.
He was a broiler room Engineer for International Paper Co. He was also the Pastor of Hodgkins Missionary Baptist church for many years.
He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Norita of 61; one son, Anthony Earl (Irma) Jarvis of St. Cloud, FL; two daughters, Caroline Buss of North Judson, IN and Lois Ann (Daniel) Easterhouse of Orland Park, IL; eight grandchildren Micaheal Buss and Viki Buss of North Judson, IN, Jena (Paul) Watson, Danny Easterhouse Jr., Amber Easterhouse, and Jacob Easterhouse of Orland Park, IL, Alyssa Jarvis and Christopher Jarvis 11 of St. Cloud, FL; three great-grandchildren, Sylis and Ryder Watson and Alessandra Buss; one brother James F. (Thelma) Jarvis; one sister, Mary (Brad) Humphrey and one very special friend whom we all call family, Jenny Gail Fankell. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews, family and friends.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one son, Tony Chris Jarvis; one brother, Jack; one sister, Chloe; a wonderful step-father Cecil King and his step-brother Earl Fielding King.
A celebration of his life will be held at 2:30 PM, Saturday April 24th, 2021 at Duvall and Moore Funeral Home in Olive Hill, KY.
Burial will follow in the Pleasant Valley cemetery with J.C Bond officiating.
Due to Covid-19 restrictions, we ask that everyone wear a mask and practice social distancing.
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