Arthur Brooks Weathersby, 84, passed away on Sunday, June 05, 2022 in Jackson, MS. Visitation will be held at First Baptist Church of Terry in Terry, MS on Friday, June 10, 2022 from 10:00 a.m. until the hour of the service at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Terry Cemetery.
Arthur was born in El Paso, TX on August 06, 1937 to Alton Brooks Weathersby and Laura Cannon Weathersby. He was employed as a truck driver with Werner Enterprises for 18 ½ years before retiring from the City of Jackson after 20 years of service as a firefighter. He was also a 26-year veteran of the Mississippi Air National Guard. Arthur was a deacon of First Baptist Church of Terry.
Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Jean Weathersby and son, Alan Brooks Weathersby. He is survived by daughters, Janet Kay Thompson (Sean) of Jackson and Jill Sue Middleton (Cynthia Crocker) of Pearl; step-children, Bobby Neighbors of Terry, Carrie Allen (Mike) of Terry, William Neighbors of Dewey, AZ, Janet Hilderbrand (Ken) of Phoenix, and Tammy Edwards (Steve) of Terry; sister, Lavonne Burney; and a number of grandchildren, step-grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and step-great-grandchildren.