John L. Arthur, age 86 of Clinton, Tennessee passed away on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at his residence. He was born January 30, 1933 in Clinton, Tennessee to the late John Elmer and Adna Lea Overton Arthur. John was of the Baptist faith. He loved farming, tinkering with his tools, welding, gardening, Military Reunions and spending time with friends and family. In addition to his parents, John is preceded in death by his sons, Ronnie and Donnie Arthur, 5 brothers, 3 sisters, son-in-law, Garry Phillips and niece, Panzy Arthur.


Wife                                   Connie Arthur                            Clinton

Son                                     Shawn Arthur & wife Stacy         Rockwood

Daughters                  Jennia Maples                             Clinton

Jenny Phillips                             Clinton

Grandchildren 6

Great Grandchildren 9

A host of other family

Vistitation: 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM, Saturday, March 16, 2019 at the Hatmaker Funeral Home.

Funeral Service: 1:00 PM, Saturday, March 16, 2019 in the Hatmaker Funeral Home Chapel Rev. Jimmy Lindsay officiating.

Interment: Will follow the Funeral Service at Woodhaven Memorial Gardens in Powell, TN with Military Honors provided by the Campbell County Honor Guard                                     

You may also view John’s guestbook online at

Hatmaker Funeral Home, Lake City, TN is in charge of arrangements.