Arthur R. Starr

The Star Democrat - - OBITUARIES -

Arthur Ross “Twin­kle” Starr, beloved father, grand­fa­ther, great-grand­fa­ther and friend, passed away peace­fully on Dec. 1, 2018, sur­rounded by fam­ily.

Born on Jan. 15, 1925, in Pomona, Md., he was the son of the late Elmer Mar­shal Starr and Lula Grace Lee Starr.

Mr. Arthur was a kind­hearted, gen­er­ous, fun-lov­ing gen­tle­man. He grad­u­ated from Ch­ester­town High School and served his coun­try proudly in the United States Army, serv­ing dur­ing WWII in the South Pa­cific un­der Gen. MacArthur.

Mr. Starr worked as a cable splicer and re­tired af­ter 39 years of ser­vice from the C&P Tele­phone Com­pany. Mr. Starr en­joyed wood work­ing, line danc­ing and play­ing the or­gan.

He was a life mem­ber and of­fi­cer of the Milling­ton VFW Post 652, Milling­ton, Md., and a Mem­ber for Life of Amer­i­can Le­gion Post 36, Ch­ester­town, Md.

In ad­di­tion to his par­ents, Mr. Starr is pre­de­ceased by his wife of 53 years, Betty Jean Starr; his sis­ter, Grace Nel­son; and a daugh­ter-in­law, Pauline Starr.

He is sur­vived by his long­time com­pan­ion, Adele Enke; four chil­dren, Linda Wil­liams and hus­band Frank, Nancy Mead­ows and hus­band Ar­ley, John Starr, David Starr; four grand­chil­dren, Gina Rhodes and hus­band Eric, Angie Wicks and hus­band Ernest, David M. Starr and wife Katie, Joseph Starr; and four great-grand­chil­dren, Leanne, Devin, Kylee and Isaac.

Mr. Arthur was loved by many and will be missed greatly.

Fu­neral ser­vices will be held on Satur­day, Dec. 8, noon in the Ch­ester­town Bap­tist Church, Ch­ester­town, where friends and fam­ily may call af­ter 10 a.m. In­ter­ment will fol­low in Crump­ton Ceme­tery with Mil­i­tary Honors.

Ar­range­ments by Fel­lows Fam­ily Fu­neral Home, Milling­ton, Md.


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