There will be services at 12 Noon Friday June 1, 2012 at Stewart-Kyle Funeral Home for Arthur U. Magee, 75 of Hubbard who passed away peacefully Monday May 28, 2012 at home surrounded by his loving family.
Arthur was born October 18, 1936 in Buffalo, New York a son of Raymond C. & Bessie Ullring Magee. As a youth he was one of the first Soap Box Derby racers, and was a Boy Scout with Troop 313 of Hubbard.
He was a 1955 graduate of Hubbard High School and was the Class President and attended Youngstown State University.
He was very dedicated to the City of Hubbard and served the community in many different capacities. He was a Hubbard City Councilman from 1964-1965 and also served as President of Council from January 1974 to June 1974. He had served as Mayor of Hubbard from 1974-1983 and from 2003-2009. He also was Trumbull County Commissioner for 16 years, and worked for Aqua Ohio for three years.
He was a member of Central Christian Church of Hubbard, Marconi Lodge, Northside Club where he had served as President, State of Ohio County Commissioners Association, and Masonic Lodge 715 of Youngstown.
He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps, and was honored by Leatherneck Magazine as the most outstanding Marine Recruit of Paris Island Recruit Depot in Paris Island, South Carolina. He also scored one of the highest composite score in the history of the Marine Corps which entitled him to wear dress blues.
He will be sadly missed by his family, his wife the former Rachel L. Sassano whom he married May 5, 1962, his son Joseph R. Magee, his daughter Michele D. (Jim) Bowers, his grandchildren A.J. Bowers, Cody Bowers, Jamie Bowers, and his sister Bunny (George) Whittle all of Hubbard.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his step-mother Mildred Magee, his brothers William Magee, Williard Magee who was killed in World War II, and his sister Anna Kiney.
There will be calling hours on Thursday May 31, 2012 from 12-3 and 5-8, and Friday June 1, 2012 one hour prior to the service from 11-12 at Stewart-Kyle Funeral Home.
Burial will be at Hubbard Union Cemetery with full military honors provided by Trumbull County American Legion Honor Guard.
Family and friends are invited to visit the funeral home’s website at www.stewart-kyle.com to share memories and condolences.