Arthur D. Pursley, 76

Arthur D. Pursley, 76, of Madison, died 5:20 p.m., Monday, July 25, 2011, at Madison Health Care. He was born Feb. 24, 1935 in Lima, to Rose Ethel (Hatcher) and Lorenzo Dow Pursley. Both parents are deceased.
Mr. Pursley retired from the U. S. Air Force and had worked for NAS.
Survivors include one brother, Jim (Nadean) Pursley, of Vista, Calif., and a sister, Cecilia Hicks, of Forest.
He was preceded in death by brothers, Leonard and Benie Pursley; and sisters, Elsie Secor, Viola Stough, Jane Pursley Hoyt, Mary Louise Pursley and Betty Painter.
Memorial services will be held 10 a.m., Tuesday Aug. 9 at Hassen Cemetery, with Pastor David Lanquist, officiating and military tites would be provided by the Hancock County Veteran’s Memorial Squad.
Arrangements by Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville at condolences may be shared at bayliffandson.com.