James F. "Ozzie" Arthurs - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

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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17 Condolences for James F. “Ozzie” Arthurs

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

  • Rest In Peace my friend until we meet again

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 .

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

  • 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.

  • 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,

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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

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

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

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