James Charles Arthurs, 64, of Mooresville, N.C., passed away on October 16, 2020, at his home.

He was born on November 7, 1955, in Mooresville to the late James F. and Carolyn Farris Arthurs. Mr. Arthurs graduated from Mooresville Senior High in 1974 and earned an associate’s degree in HVAC in 1976 from Central Piedmont Community College. After graduating, he took over his father’s business, Arthurs Sheet Metal Co.

He married the love of his life, Elizabeth Johnston Arthurs, on June 24, 1978. Mr. Arthurs attended St. Mark’s Lutheran Church. He was a long-time Boy Scout leader and an Eagle Scout himself. He was a vigil member of the Piedmont Council BSA Order of the Arrow Chapter Eswau Huppeday 560, a recipient of the Lamb Award and the Silver Beaver Award.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his half brothers, David Arthurs and Robert Arthurs.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Elizabeth Johnston Arthurs; sister, Anne F. Arthurs; brother, John F. Arthurs; cousin, Joy Cooper and aunt-in-law, Lucille Doster.

A graveside service will be held on Thursday, October 22, at 11 a.m. at Glenwood Memorial Park, Mooresville, NC with the Rev. David Keck officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, Property Committee, 454 Fieldstone Road, Mooresville, NC 28115 or Piedmont Council BSA Order of the Arrow Chapter Eswau Huppeday 560, 1222 East Franklin Blvd., Gastonia, NC 28054.

Cavin-Cook Funeral Home & Crematory, Mooresville, is serving the Arthurs family. Condolences may be made to the family at www.cavin-cook.com.

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