Arthur L. El-Amin departed life on Wednesday, March 27, 2019. Art was born on January 6, 1942 in Memphis, TN. He was 77 years old. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Marie EL-Amin and 4 children, Stan El-Amin, Stacy (Shauna) EL-Amin, Shelia EL-Amin, and Sonata (David) El-Amin Murry and brother, Nathan Whitelow. He has 3 sister-in-laws, Eva Robinson from Beloit, Wis., Katherine Maxwell, Marjorie Fulton, and brother-in-law, Thurmond (Celestine) Nisby from Memphis, TN along with 15 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren and host of nieces and nephews
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Arthur worked at Chrysler as a Machine Operator for over 30 years before retiring in 1992. Since retirement, Art became an avid fisherman. He loved hitting the fish banks throughout Wisconsin and the Mississippi River. Fishing was part of the excitement in his life. He began to have Fish Fry’s with is best friends, James Robert Lomax and Omega Gordon. As Mr. Gordon and Mr. Lomax passed, he went on to honor Mr. Gordon and Mr. Lomax by continuing their tradition for over 30 years. He enjoyed bowling with the Masonic Bowling Traveling League and other leagues throughout the Stateline. Arthur was a fun loving and great father who enjoyed family gatherings, socializing with friends, and enjoying the outdoors.
Arthur was predeceased by his mother, Estella Whitelow, his siblings, Leroy Robinson, Pearlie Mae Whitelow, Sam Whitelow, Johnny Lee Cooper, Eliva Brewer, and Willie Mae Whitelow from Memphis, TN.
“And he said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly therefor will I rather glory in my infirmities that the power of Christ may rest upon me.” ---- 2 Corinthians 12:9