Murray McArthur

1964 - 2016

Of Tobermory, suddenly on Tuesday, January 12, 2016. Murray Ritchie McArthur at the age of 51 years. Loving husband and best friend to Michelle (nee Shaw) for over 24 years. Devoted father of Tyson, and Brett, both of Tobermory. Cherished brother of Linda (Clark Watson), of Oliphant, Bob, of Pike Bay, Peggy (Mike Robins), of Miller Lake, Charlene (Allan Shaw), of Oliphant, Bryce (Shelley) and Tony, all of Tobermory; and brother-in-law of Stephen Shaw (Kim), of Chatsworth. Sadly missed by his father and mother-in-law, Charlie and Darlene Shaw; cousins, nieces and nephews, great-nieces and nephews, and great-great-nephew. Predeceased by his parents Robert “Jiggs” and Margaret McArthur. Murray will be forever remembered as an amazing carpenter. Cremation has taken place. Family invite friends to gather with them for visitation at the Tobermory Community Centre on Tuesday January 19 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM, where a service to celebrate Murray’s life will be conducted Wednesday afternoon at 1 o’clock. Funeral arrangements completed from the Thomas C. Whitcroft Peninsula Chapel, 272 Berford St., Wiarton, (519) 534-5341. Donations to the Canadian Mental Health Association Grey-Bruce Branch or the Canadian Cancer Society in memory of Jiggs and Margaret. Condolences may be expressed online at

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