Arthur Ivey of LaFollette passed away on February 18, 2019. He was born August 23, 1942. He was a member of the Glade Springs Baptist Church. He loved to garden and grow flowers and brag about his children and grandchildren. Arthur worked for many years as a heavy equipment mechanic, and he was the very best there was. He spent three years in the U. S. Army. He was preceded in death by his mother and father, David and Tracy (Sharp) Ivey, and his brother, Sterling Ivey.

He leaves behind to mourn his passing his four devoted children, Geff (Debbie) Ivey, Jennifer Allen (Marvin), Kerry (David) Rodriguez, and Paul (Rebekah) Ivey. His grandchildren are Sunshine (Jeffrey) Matlock, Laurel Allen, Jordan Bolton, Jonathan Ivey, Luke Ivey, Leighton Ivey, and Savannah Rodriguez. His great grandchildren are Jackson Matlock and Novalee Matlock.

He also leaves behind the mother of his children, Brenda Kinslow. He is survived by his loving companion, Alice Paul Ivey, and her two children, Travis Pyle and Tara-Beth Pyle. He is also survived by his brothers Glen Ivey and Arnold Ivey and his sister Maggie Birdsall.

Services 2 PM Saturday Cross-Smith Chapel

Interment Victory Cemetery with Military Honors given by Campbell County

Honor Guard

Family will receive friends 12 NOON to 2 PM Saturday at Cross-Smith Funeral Home

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Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home