Arp, William James

William James Arp, age 52, of Blacksburg and Manassas, died, Tuesday, August 7, 2018. He was born in Ames, Iowa on May 28, 1966. He was a graduate of Blacksburg High School and Radford University. He was preceded in death by a brother, Nicholas Arp. He is survived by his children, Allison, Emily, Megan, Brittany, and Benjamin Arp; his former wife, Marcella Lowery; his parents, Leon J. and Kathleen Arp; and his two brothers, John and Joseph Arp. A memorial mass will be held Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. in St. Mary’s Catholic Church with Father John Asare officiating. Burial will be held privately. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 10:30 am until service time at the church. Arrangements by McCoy Funeral Home, Blacksburg.