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Information for Roy Albert Arbaugh
18 March, 1918 - 5 March, 1987

From the Idaho Press-Tribune
March, 1987
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo


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Roy Arbaugh

     Services for Roy A. Arbaugh, 71, a retired U.S. Forest Service employee, who died Thursday, March 5, at the Caldwell hospital, were conducted at 3 p.m. Saturday at the Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell, with the Rev. Chet Kelley officiating.  Burial followed at the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell.
     Mr. Arbaugh was born March 18, 1915, at Ponca Ark., the son of William Ross and Nora Villines Arbaugh.  He was reared and educated in Arkansas.  He married Orpha Kilgore on March 17, 1936, at Low Gap, Ark.  He worked for the J.R. Simplot Co., in Caldwell, for four years.  He then went to work for the Caldwell Fire Department where he worked for six years.  He also worked as a building contractor for many years.  In 1962 he went to work for the U.S. Forest Service in the Boise National Forest, where he worked until his retirement in 1974.  He married Ruby Driskell on Nov. 7, 1978, at Wilder.  He enjoyed camping, fishing, hunting,  wood cutting, the out-of-doors and raising honey bees.
     He is survived by his wife, Ruby, of Caldwell; a son, Jack of Caldwell; two daughters, Evelyn Johnson and Shirley Alfrey, both of Craig, Colo.; a step-daughter, LaNeva Sorrell of Wilder; two brothers, Conard Arbaugh of Texas, and Gene Arbaugh of Emmett; three sisters, Rosa Cody and Rova Scroggins, both of Caldwell and Edith Dean of Boise; eight grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; one step-great-granddaughter; and numerous nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Orpha, and his parents.
     Memorials may be made to the family for medical expenses care of Flahiff Funeral Chapel, P.O. Box 726, Caldwell, Idaho 83606.