(Cremation) Graveside memorial services with military honors for Arthur Coberly will be 1:30 PM Thursday, May 10, 2012 at Fort Scott National Cemetery in Fort Scott, Kansas. There will be no visitation. Memorial contributions to charity of donor’s choice. Services under the direction of the Mullinax Funeral Home, Butler, Missouri (660) 679-0009. Written messages and memories may be left at www.mullinaxfuneralhome.com.
Arthur Lee Coberly, 84 of Butler, died May 2, 2012 at Bates County Memorial Hospital in Butler. Arthur was born November 28, 1927 in Oklahoma, son of Tom Aney and Celara (Fox) Coberly. Arthur worked in many various occupations and trades throughout his life. In recent years, he especially enjoyed dealing and playing poker on Friday afternoons at Medicalodge of Butler, where he was a resident. For Arthur, nothing got in the way of Friday afternoon poker.
Arthur was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by a brother, Albert Coberly, and a sister, Virginia Self. He also leaves behind a good friend, Dottie Esher and her dogs, from whom Arthur enjoyed frequent visits.