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Beresford Arthur

March 21, 1940 - May 2, 2018

Burial Date May 19, 2018

Funeral Home Keith Jones Funeral Home

Cemetery Coral Ridge Memorial Gardens

Church James Street Methodist Church


Beresford Ulysees Gardiner Arthur Jr.
late of 213 3rd Ave Rowans Park South, St.George and formerly of Passage Road, St. Michael. Former printer of BIDC, The Government Printery and The Barbados Advocate.

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The tune and steps were created, and you danced with grace along your earthly journey. The earthly tune has now ended, and you must hang up your shoes and continue your dancing among the heavenly angels. Sleep peacefully dear Dad. We will continue to hold you in our hearts until we can all dance together again.

Beloved son of the late Beresford Snr and Louise Arthur.

Treasured husband of Eleanor Arthur nee Stewart.

Devoted father of Grace Wilkie (Montreal), Olivere (LIAT), Maria (C&W Business) and the late Hallam ‘Ian’ Arthur.

Adored grandfather of Michael, Robert and David Wilkie-Johnson, Jalesa Henry, Jordan John, Jaleel, Jaden, Chaunte, and Jerome Arthur.

Great grandfather of Adrianna Wilkie-Johnson (Montreal)

Brother of Elva, Algernon, Herbert, Anthony, Henderson and Harriette Arthur, Joyce Ramsay, George Holder , the late Leroy Brathwaite and Jewel Bushelle-Belmar.

Uncle of Felipe, Lisa-Ann, Astrid, Frances, Adrian, Michelle, Mario, Cheryl, Kischelle, Akyem, Cheryl, Sean, Carlos, Holly, Russell, Greg, Rev Alison Carter and the late Joye Holder.

Great uncle of many.

Father-in-law of Carolyn and Antoinette Arthur and Cyprian John.

Brother-in-law of Roseanne, Brenda and  Shirley Arthur, Marcia Austin, Eugene Stewart, Milanese Jones, Myrtle Gibbons, Evangeline Daniel and the late Victor Stewart.

Adopted father of Joy-Ann Kennedy.

Cousin of Jeff Shepherd, Geoffrey and Colvin Cumberbatch, Eulene Clarke and Norma Bullen.

Friend of Rev. Dr Trevor A. Daniel, Orland Thornhill, Michelle Greaves, Keith Brereton,  Christopher Maynard, Alfred Allman, the Graham and Blenman families, the late Neville Holder, Everton Jones and Robert Quintyne.

The funeral service of the late Beresford Arthur Jr. leaves Keith Jones Funeral Home, Passage Road, St. Michael on Saturday May 19,2018 at 8.30a.m. for the James Street Methodist Church where relatives and friends are asked to meet at 10.00 am for the service of thanksgiving . The cortege will then proceed to Tranquility Lawns, Coral Ridge Memorial Gardens, The Ridge, Christ Church for the interment.  The organist and members of the church choir are kindly asked to attend. Floral tributes may  be sent to Keith Jones Funeral Home no later than 8.00a.m.  on Saturday. Visitation will take place in the Chapel of the Keith Jones Funeral Home on Friday May 18, 2018 from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm.

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