Randall “Randy” Franklin Mc Arthur of Green Bay, WI and Hudson, FL passed away peacefully in his sleep on October 3rd , 2023. He was born on September 19th, 1946, in the Manitoulin Island community of Providence Bay, Ontario, Canada to the late John Douglas “J.D.” and Nellie (McDougall) McArthur. On June 12th , 1971, he married Karen Gilray in Sault Ste Marie.
He came to the United States in 1966 on a hockey scholarship to play for Lake Superior State College (now LSSU) and their inaugural 1966-67 Lakers team where he played until 1970 when he graduated with a degree in Business Administration. He received his Masters degree from UW-Stout. He was inducted into the LSSU Hall of Fame in 1996 with his family and friends proudly looking on.
Randy moved to Green Bay, WI in 1970 to play for the Bobcats semiprofessional hockey team where he played until 1974. He spent 31 years teaching Accounting at NWTC in Green Bay, WI and after retiring from teaching, he continued to work in financial management before finally officially retiring along with his wife in 2006. They then decided to move to Florida to spend their Wisconsin winters playing golf and enjoying their new friends in Heritage Pines. He always enjoyed spending time with his family and many friends in both locations as much as possible.
In addition to golfing, he also enjoyed fishing, bowling, and watching all his favorite sports on his big TVs -especially the Packers.
He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Karen McArthur along with their children: Shannyn (Joel Vanidestine) McArthur, Green Bay, WI and Stacy (Ryan) Sabby, Savage, MN; his grandchildren: Kadin Barr, Mirran Barr, Iain Chang, Alton Sabby, Kellen Sabby, and Talia Sabby; his brother Doug (Marsha) McArthur, Largo, FL and many other relatives and friends.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister Eileen Mc Arthur, brother Max McArthur, and sister Marion (John) Mason.
Randy’s family will celebrate his life with a reception from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Saturday, October 14th , at Proko-Wall Funeral Home, 1630 E. Mason St. Join us for conversation and stories about his wonderful life. A memorial fund has been established in lieu of other expressions of sympathy. To send online condolences visit www.prokowall.com.
Jeane Smits is serving the family.