Tom retired from Norfolk and Southern Railroad after working over 40 years. He was a member of St. Augustine of Canterbury Catholic Church, Belleville, IL. Tom was a World War II U.S. Navy veteran and a Korean War U.S. Army veteran.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph E. and Lula, nee Padgett, Arterburn; and two brothers, Donald Thomas and Richard Arterburn.
Surviving are his loving wife, Mary Rita, nee Nolan, Arterburn;
his son, Thomas R. (Adriana) Arterburn;
two grandchildren, Katie and Patrick Arterburn;
a brother, Robert Arterburn;
a sister-in-law, Pat Thomas;
and nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to the Catholic Urban Program. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
There will be no visitation.
Funeral: A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, July 9, 2019, at St. Augustine of Canterbury Catholic Church, Belleville, IL, with Msgr. William McGhee officiating.
Burial will be at Mount Carmel Catholic Cemetery, Belleville, IL.