Arthur "Art" L. Anderson, 72, Attica, passed away at the I.U. Health Hospital, Lafayette, on Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, 3:08 p.m.
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Art was born in Attica, on Jan. 16, 1941. He was the son of the late James A. and Ruth E. (Beavers) Anderson. He was a life resident of Attica, graduating from Attica High School in 1959.
Art worked at Harrison Steel Castings Company in Attica for 45 years and at the time of his retirement he was a foreman in the Melting Department of the Foundry.
Art served his country in the U.S. Navy. He served during the Cuban Missile Crisis. At the time of his honorable discharge he had attained the rank of Boiler Technician 2nd Class.
Art enjoyed the outdoors and liked to fish, hunt, camp and mushroom. He enjoyed watching NASCAR and especially enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
On March 12, 1965, Art married Peggy Ann Smart in Attica.
Art leaves behind his wife, Peggy of 48 years; a son, James Michael Anderson, Attica; a sister, Kathy (Ed) Bowen, Attica; four grandchildren, Ian (Brittany) Anderson, Joseph Michael (Misty) Anderson, Kyle (companion-Justina Henry) Anderson and Jacob Anderson; seven great-grandchildren, Lizandrie, Adrianna, Emma, Sapphire, Josty, Nathan and Kristin Anderson. He was preceded in death by a sister, Patricia Osborne.
Services will be held at the Maus Funeral Home, on Thursday, Jan. 16, at 11:00 a.m. with Ed Osborne and Ed Bowen officiating. Burial with military honors will be held in the Riverside Cemetery, Attica.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Paws 'n Claws Animal Shelter.
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Published in Review Republican from Jan. 16 to Feb. 15, 2014