Obituaries: John Arter

OTTUMWA-John C. Arter, 27, of 1034 S. Sheridan, died June 3, 2017 at his home.

He was born November 3, 1989 in Ottumwa to Jacqueline Keeney and Scott E. Arter.

John attended Ottumwa High School and had earned a GED.  He was employed by QSI and the Ottumwa Courier.  He enjoyed skateboarding and participating in sports while growing up.

Surviving are his children, Kalis and Jacieanna “Bears”; his mother, Jacqueline Keeney of Ottumwa; brother, Casey Scott Arter of Ottumwa; many aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his father; grandparents, John Arter, Jack and Maxine Keeney.

His body has been cremated.

Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday June 20th at Kirkville Community Church.  For those unable to attend, they may visit his family at his home, 1034 S. Sheridan