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Welcome to the memorial page for

Arthur Ison

January 14, 1955 ~ May 10, 2019 (age 64)

Arthur L. "Butch" Ison, 64, was born on January 14, 1955 in Garrard County, KY to the late Ruth Ison Vandyke and Harry S. Turner. 

Butch joined St. Paul Predestinarian Baptist Church at an early age. He attended Mason High School.

He worked at National Casket Factory, Whirlpool, and Hospital Specialty until he became disabled. He was loved by many. 

He will be sadly missed by children, Shannon Penman of Lancaster, Josh Smock(Amy) of Junction City, Nicole Norris of Lancaster, and Krysta Lacovitch of Georgia; brothers; Paul Vandyke(Margaret) of Danville, KY, Melvin Ison(Liz) of Harrodsburg, KY, and Curtis Ison(Shay) of Lancaster, KY; a sister, Penny Logan(Davey) of Lancaster, KY; an aunt, Rose Ison of Lancaster, KY; grandchildren, Rosalon Jones, Zakayla Penman, Chase Ford, Shandon Penman, Zane Penman, and Alayah Penman; and a host of relatives and freinds.

Butch was also preceded in death by a son Derrick Stewart and a sister Midge Ison. 

Funeral services will be 1:00 PM Wednesday May 15, 2019 at Spurlin Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will be 6-8 PM Tuesday at the funeral home.

Burial will be in Duncantown Cemetery in Lancaster.

Pallbearers are Tamara Rothwell, Terry Dunn, Daylen Logan, Darian Logan, William Hocker, Elvis Buford, and Damon Norris.

Honorary Pallbearers are Jamie Black, Charles Alcorn, and Simon Norris Jr.

 Service Information

May 14, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Spurlin Funeral Home of Lancaster
1782 Lexington Rd.
Lancaster, KY 40444

Funeral Service
May 15, 2019

1:00 PM
Spurlin Funeral Home of Lancaster
1782 Lexington Rd.
Lancaster, KY 40444

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