LEE'S SUMMIT, Mo. - Arthur A. Wilson, 82, Lee's Summit, formerly of Lenexa, Kansas, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019.

He was born Oct. 28, 1936, near Guilford, Missouri.

He graduated from Stanberry, Missouri, high school, in 1954.

He served in the U.S. Army, from 1960 to 1965, and was a member of the American Legion.

Arthur married Rosemary Davis, June 19, 1965; she preceded him in death Aug. 20, 2015.

Arthur was a chemist for 40 years.

He was a member of The United Methodist Church of the Resurrection, formerly Valley View United Methodist Church, Overland Park, Kansas.

Arthur grew up on a farm and enjoyed gardening. He was also an enthusiastic fan of the Kansas City Royals and Chiefs.

He was also preceded in death by: his parents, Chester A. and Getha I. (Laughlin) Wilson; infant brother, Cleo D.; sisters, E. Irene (Afton A.) Oliver, Hazel B. Johnson and Lois M. (Jim) Hager.

Survivors include: nephews, David (Mary) Oliver, Wayne Oliver and Keith (Janet) Johnson; niece, Shirley Oliver; one grandniece; and three grandnephews.

Farewell Services: 1 p.m. Saturday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory.

Interment: Memorial Park Cemetery.

The family will gather with friends 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to: American Cancer Society.

Online guest book and obituary at www.meierhoffer.com. As published in the St. Joseph News-Press.