SPC Arthur James Ketchum (AJ), age 45 of Jacksonville, FL shed his mortal bonds 10 Jan 17 after a battle with Non Hodgkin’s Burkett lymphoma in Winston-Salem, NC. AJ was born to James and Lois (VanDyke) Ketchum in Kalamazoo, MI. Ketchum was graduated from Otsego High School and shortly after joined the Army where he traveled to Germany, South Korea, and served 3 tours in Balad, Afghanistan. AJ was a rabid Cubs fan, a sci-fi geek, and an A & P Mechanic. Ketchum served 19 years in the United States Army and was a member of the 256th Medical Company Aerial Support in the Florida Army National Guard when he died.