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Arthur W. "Posey" Flowers

Arthur W. "Posey" Flowers

NEWARK: A memorial service for Arthur W. "Posey" Flowers, age 87, of Newark, OH will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, January 5, at Brucker & Kishler Funeral Home, 985 N. 21st St., Newark, with Pastor James Dennis officiating. Burial at Oak Hill Cemetery will be at a later date.

Mr. Flowers passed away on January 1, 2013, at Kindred Transitional Care. He was born in Newark, Ohio on September 25, 1925 to the late Trube Willis and Nancy Jane (Davis) Flowers.

Arthur retired from Ohio Operating Engineers as a Heavy Equipment Operator after fifty years of service. He was a member of the Ohio Operating Engineers Union. Mr. Flowers enjoyed working in the garden and tinkering with machines in the garage. He was a member of the Moose 499 and a member of the Moose Horseshoe League where he won many trophies. He enjoyed his Children, Grandchildren, and his many pets over the years.

He is survived by his wife, of 34 years, Dorothy Elizabeth; Step Sons, Dennis Ervin Adkins, of Bladensburg, and Donald Leigh Adkins, of Newark; daughters, Tammy Lynn (William) Dennis, of Thornville, Micky Elaine Iden and Bruce Wanner of Newark; step daughters, Joanne Denise (Brad) Moore, of Blacklick, Dorinda Gail Floyd, of Blacklick, and Peggy Lynne (James) Sturm, of Newark; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; one sister, Nellie Parrill, of Nashport.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, four sisters, one step-son, two grandsons and one granddaughter

Mr. Flower's family requests that, in lieu of flowers, memorial gifts in Arthur's name may be made to Hospice of Central Ohio, PO Box 430, Newark, Ohio 43058.

On-line condolences to the family may be sent via www.brucker-kishlerfuneralhome.com by clicking Obituaries/guestbook entry.

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Published in the Advocate on Jan. 4, 2013
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