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Arthur L. Devone Jr.

April 19, 1954 February 22, 2019
Arthur L. Devone Jr.
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Retired SFC Arthur Lee Devone, Jr., 64, of Spanaway, Wash. and Fayetteville, passed away on Friday, February 22, 2019.
Arthur was born in Cumberland County. He graduated from Terry Sanford High School in 1972. He worked for One Hour Koretizing for a short time where he met his beloved wife, Garlene. They were married and during the 42 years together, they had two sons.
Arthur joined the Army in 1977 and retired after serving 23 years. After retirement, Arthur worked for the Bethel School District in Washington state, and then became a letter carrier for the US Postal Service. He retired from the Postal Service in 2016 after 16 years of service.
Arthur enjoyed fishing, playing Dominos and Pokeno. He loved to laugh and entertain and to just have a good time. He was loved by all who knew him and everyone has story to tell about him.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Arthur Lee Devone, Sr. and Mattie Lee Devone; a son, Arthur Lee Devone, III; a brother, Robert McLean; and a sister, Brenda Powel.
Left to cherish his memories are his beloved wife, Garlene Ann Devone; son, Christopher Devone; three sisters, Dorothy McLean, Berthine Campbell and Ret. LTC Wilhelmenia Devone Harvey; brothers, Marc Devone (Helen) and Lee Raymond; and a granddaughter, Maliyah Perez Devone.
Arthur was loved by many and will be greatly missed.
A funeral service was held at 1 pm Saturday, March 2, 2019 in Rogers and Breece Funeral Home Chapel.

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2:00 PM 3/5/2019 2:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 3/5/2019 7:00:00 PM
Fir Lane Memorial Park & Funeral Home

924 E. 176th. St.
Spanaway, WA 98387

Fir Lane Memorial Park & Funeral Home
924 E. 176th. St. Spanaway 98387 WA
United States

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1:30 PM 3/6/2019 1:30:00 PM
Tahoma National Cemetery

18600 Southeast 240th Street
Kent, WA 98042

Tahoma National Cemetery
18600 Southeast 240th Street Kent 98042 WA
United States

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