|Birth: ||Aug. 29, 1947|
|Death: ||Feb. 9, 2011|
Jimmy Lee Arterburn, 63, of North Platte, NE, died Wednesday, February 9, 2011, at his home in North Platte.
Jimmy was born August 29, 1947, to Delbert Edmund and Lois Ann Einspahr Arterburn at North Platte where he grew up. On August 4, 1965, at the age of 17, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy, and served until September 3, 1968. He returned to North Platte for a short time before moving to Florida. Jimmy laid carpet in Florida and North Platte for 20 years.
On March 26, 1993, Jimmy married Shirley Darlene Johnston in North Platte where they made their home.
He was a member of the Aeries #2839 F.O. Eagles and the V.F.W. Post #1504.
Jimmy is survived by his wife, Shirley; his mother, Lois Arterburn; and a stepdaughter, Vonnie and husband, Larry Hebblethwaite, all of North Platte; a niece, Jessica Arterburn, of Denver, CO; a nephew, Joshua Arterburn, of North Platte; his sister, Karen and husband, Brian Mew of Largo, FL; a brother, Wayne and wife, Sonia Arterburn, of North Platte; and other family.
He was preceded in death by his father, Delbert.
He served as a Fireman and was striking Machinist Mate on the USS Jenkins. He was awarded the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal and Vietnam Service Medal with 3 Battle Stars
Delbert Edmund Arterburn (1922 - 1999)
Lois Ann Einspahr Arterburn (1923 - 2013)
Fort McPherson National Cemetery
Created by: Josh Arterburn
Record added: Feb 14, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 65639214
Added: Dec. 23, 2012