Arthur E. Kingsbury, 1940-2016

CHESTER, Vt. – Arthur E. Kingsbury, 75, a resident of Chester, Vt., passed away peacefully at the Elm Wood Nursing Center in Claremont, NH on Thursday, June 16, 2016, following a period of declining health.

He was born October 31, 1940, in Chester, Vt., the son of Francis and Bernice (Bingham) Kingsbury. He was a 1959 graduate of Chester High School. He proudly served our Nation as a member of the United States Army.

He was a very hard-working man.  He was also very compassionate towards people in his community and also to his family. Woodworking was also something that he enjoyed and that he was very gifted in.

He is survived by three sisters: Juanita Pollard of Chester, Patricia Kingsbury of Walpole, NH and Virginia Ellis and her husband John of Rutland, his brother: Donald Kingsbury of New York, his sister-in-law: Linda Morrison Kingsbury of Ludlow and several nieces, nephews and extended family members. He was predeceased by two brothers: Ralph and FenwicK Kingsbury and his brother-in-law: Charles Pollard.

A Graveside service with be held in the Plain Cemetery, Perkinsville, VT., on Monday, June 27 at 2pm. Family and friends are invited to call on the family at the Adams Funeral Home, Depot Street, Chester, VT on Sunday, June 26 from 3 to 5 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Elm Wood Nursing Center, Activity Fund, 290 Hanover Street, Claremont, NH. 03743.

The Adams Funeral Home is assisting the family with these arrangements. This full obituary is also available at

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