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James F. “Ozzie” Arthurs  

James F. “Ozzie” Arthurs

January 23, 1946 – November 30, 2017

James F. “Ozzie” Arthurs, age 71, of New Castle, DE, passed away on Thursday, November 30, 2017.

Born in Wilmington, DE on January 23, 1946, Ozzie was the son of the late Franklin O. and Anna E. (Bromwell) Arthurs. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Army. Ozzie made his career as an engineer with United Water, retiring after many years of service.

Active in his community, he was a life member of the Holloway Terrace Fire Co. and was the Senior Board of Director for the Terrace Athletic Club since 1971. In his spare time, Ozzie enjoyed playing shuffleboard and golfing.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Scott Arthurs Berkowitz. Ozzie is survived by his loving wife, Catherine L. (Harris) Arthurs; daughter, Amy E. Adams (Mike); sister, Evy K. Williamson (David); granddaughter, Elizabeth Berkowitz; and numerous nieces and nephews, including David Williamson, Jr., Pam Huhn (Paul) and Tammy Dias (Nick).

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 11 am until 1 pm on Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE,  where a funeral service will be held at 1 pm. Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE 19720.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Holloway Terrace Volunteer Fire Company, P.O. Box 684, Manor Branch, New Castle, DE 19720.

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  1. Joy And Bruce Hunter, November 30, 2017

    Cathy ,Bruce and I send our love and hugs God bless you and your family

  2. Mike Ludwig, November 30, 2017

    Rest In Peace my friend until we meet again

  3. Rose Ann Stacy, November 30, 2017

    Nobody can take away that your memory
    Today I am really sad as I write this
    No one knows what is going to happen the next moment
    I am so sorry to hear about your loss
    May Ozzie soul rest in peace
    The pain will go away
    If you keep that faith in your heart!
    RIP Ozzie ..

    Love Rose Ann Stacy

  4. Laura Betts, November 30, 2017

    Cathrine, I am so sorry to hear this. My prayers go out to you and your family. Ozzie was a great person and he will surely be missed. RIP Ozzie

  5. Doreen Sartori, November 30, 2017

    Cathy,You are in my thoughts and prayers.I was not expecting this news for awhile.I am so sincerely sorry for your loss.Love you

  6. Sheila Peck, December 1, 2017

    Catherine so sorry for the loss of your husband and best friend. Don’t need to tell you what a great guy he was and always great to be around he could always make you laugh and a great friend to all I will miss him but his suffering is over may he RIP GOD BLESS you OZ .

  7. Rick and Vikki Edwards, December 1, 2017

    What an awesome man! He will be missed by so many. Sending our prayers for your family.

  8. Sandi Driggers McHenry, December 1, 2017

    Cathy I am so sorry for the loss of your sweet husband and my dearest friend Ozzie. i will remember you in my prayers sending you love and hugs honey a heaven is rejoicing the have gained another angel. You shall see him again.

  9. Bonnie lindgren, December 1, 2017

    So sorry to hear of the passing of Ozzy he was always very nice to me with a great smile a gentle man .God bless you and God bless you Catherine rest in peace Ozzy,

  10. Daddydog, December 1, 2017

    So very sorry for your loss ! Rest In Peace. Ozzie!

  11. Marge Gott, December 1, 2017

    Cathy we are so sorry for your loss. Ozzie was such a sweet person. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Love Mark and Marge Gott

  12. roni griffith, December 2, 2017

    So very sad to hear. I will miss him, he was one of my favorite rite aid customers. Going to miss hey Ron whenever he walked in the door. So sorry for your loss.

  13. Patti Clark, December 4, 2017

    Catherine, I’m so sorry for your loss. He was a sweet and gentle man and will be missed by many. My prayers go out to you and your family.

  14. Gwen "Sweetsie" Holland, December 5, 2017

    God Bless you Katherine & family Ozzie we surely be missed!

  15. Buzzy Schneider, December 5, 2017

    Cathy–So sorry for the loss of your husband, RIP.

  16. George Webb, December 5, 2017

    Nice person he made you feel like you know you
    A long time I will miss him R I P

  17. Frank and Betty Nesci, December 6, 2017

    Lots of memorys with my friend Ozzie , in the 60’s
    From Friend a Frank Nesci
    So Sorry to hear of his death.


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