Hugh Thomas Arthur
Hugh Thomas Arthur
  • June 22, 1945 - February 3, 2017
  • Camden, South Carolina

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COLUMBIA - Hugh Thomas “Tom” Arthur II, 71, died Friday, February 3, 2017. Born on June 22, 1945 in Elkins, West Virginia, he was the son of the late Hugh Thomas Arthur and Violet Hoover Arthur.

Tom was a graduate of Columbia High School and Wofford College. He received his Ph.D in Economics from the University of South Carolina and a Law degree from Mercer University. He taught at Jacksonville State University and later went to work at SCANA in 1982 and retired as General Council in 2005.

Surviving are his wife of 50 years, Karen Carter Arthur; son, Brandon Thomas Arthur of Kansas City, Missouri; daughter, Shannon Arthur Hancock (Jody) of Charleston; grandchildren, Anna and Mary Davis Hancock; and beloved dogs, Colin and Abby.

A gathering to visit with family and friends will be held from 4:00 until 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 7, 2017, at Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of choice.

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