Arthur Charles Lord
Arthur Charles Lord ("The Good Lord"), age 73, of Battle Creek, passed away Tuesday, February 4, 2014. He was born September 9, 1940 in Battle Creek, the son of the late Howard and Arlene (Ross) Lord. He attended school in the Battle Creek and Chicago area. He had been employed by the Post Gardens, K-Drive Nursery, Kipp Refuse Co. and retired in 1999 from Sun Communities. Art was a long time and very active member of the Sons of the American Legion, Squadron #298. He enjoyed golf, cooking, traveling, spending time on his boat and being "Papa". Art was an extremely fun loving man, a wonderful husband, father and awesome Papa/Grandpa.
Art is survived by his wife of 43 years (the love of his life)Barbara (Long) Lord, sons, John (Claudia) Lord and David Lord; daughters, Darlene Lord, Laura Lord, all of the Chicago area, Brenda (Jim Ayers) Lord and Ann (Jeff) Blue, both of Battle Creek, grandchildren, Stephen Boice III, Brittany (Eric) Zinke, Patrick Lord, Taylor Boice, David Lord, Amanda Lord, Jessica Lord, Jacob Eubanks, Michaela VanVleet, Mikey VanVleet and Katelyn Lord; great grandchildren, Evan Zinke, Vincent Keon Boice and baby Eubanks; sisters, Mary Blackburn and Delores Whitfield of Battle Creek, and many nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Denise Lord-Boice; his first wife, MaryAnn Luznicky; and several brothers and sisters.
The family will receive friends from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Friday at the Bachman Hebble Funeral Service, 223 N. Bedford Rd. Funeral services will be held 1:00 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Art's name to the
. Please visit Art's webpage at www.bachmanhebble.com