Douglas McArthur

Born in Cedar Rapids, IA
Born on Mar 11, 1942
Departed on Aug 7, 2017

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Douglas F. “Cap” McArthur passed away in Fairfax on Monday, August 7th at the age of 75.

He is survived by his daughters Lisa Karr of Cedar Rapids and Michele (Ron) Thatcher of Davison, Michigan; grandchildren Ian, Mac, Haley (Aaron), Alyssa, Olivia, Tristen, and Kayla; one sister Marilyn (Richard) Beauregard  of Cedar Rapids; niece Andrea (Eric) Jons and nephew Jeff (Carmen) Beauregard. 

He is preceded in death by his mother and stepfather; Marguerite (Vorel) and Edward Schlotterbeck; father Max McArthur; and Grandfather Zach McArthur.

Cap was born on March 11, 1942 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa to Marguerite and Max McArthur and grew up in Fairfax. He worked at Iowa Steel for 22 years and Cedar Rapids Parks and Recreation for 28 years. Cap loved riding his Harley Davidson motorcycles. He traveled across the country on his motorcycle visiting 48 states and had many great stories of time spent with friends. Cap was known for always having a joke to tell.

A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 PM Thursday August 10, 2017 at the Cedar Memorial Park Chapel of Memories. Visitation will be before the service from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM.   All are welcome to attend and celebrate Cap’s life. He will be greatly missed by all who loved and knew him.