He was called to be an avid cattleman his entire life and was passionate about his cattle business. He loved a good funny story and loved telling a few, too.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Marvin Pittman McArthur, Sr. and Agnes Louise Hogan McArthur; sister, Evelyn Strickland.
He is survived by his loving and devoted wife, Mary Dianne McArthur; son, Tommy (Vicki) McArthur; daughter, Christi (Kelly) Smith; step-son, Jason Barnhill; step-daughters, Tracy Ortiz, Kimberly Cothron and Stephanie Payne; brother, Marvin (Dorothy) McArthur; sister, Mildred Louise Elliot; grandchildren, Rob and Libby McArthur, Casey Smithson, Houston and Dustin Cantrell, Montana Ortiz, Morgan and Tyler Cothron, Caroline and Kimberly Payne, Malin and Camden Barnhill.
Funeral service was held at 1 p.m. Saturday, December 22, 2018 at Williamson Memorial Funeral Home with Pastor Ashley Payne officiating. Burial followed in Williamson Memorial Gardens.
The family requests memorials be made to the Williamson County 4-H.