a_d
Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011
Complete Obituary
Thomas Art
  Thomas Mitchell Art, 43, Lima, died at 12:25 a.m. Oct. 30, 2011, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima.
He was born Feb. 25, 1968, in Lima to John and Irene Homan Art, who survive. On Sept. 23, 1989, he married Laurie M. Bishop, who also survives.
Other survivors are children, Lauren Art and Mitchell Art, both of Lima; siblings, Aaron (Lina) Art, Cridersville, Valery (Jeff) Conrad, Lima, Brian (Cathy) Art, Fort Wayne, Ind., Charles (Laura) Art, Lima, Chris (Kelli) Art, Russia; parents-in-law, Robert and Mary Bishop, Lima; in-laws, Chris (Paul) Joseph, Lima, Robb (Lenore) Bishop, Portage, Mich., and Cheryl (Scott Stimmel) Wilkins, Cairo.
A member of St. Gerard's Catholic Church, he was a 1986 graduate of Elida High School and also graduated from the University of Northwest Ohio. He was attending the University of Toledo. He was co-owner of Elida Auto Service for 22 years and also ran an AAA wrecker. He had been an automotive careers instructor at Lima Senior Performance Based School. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles and the Knights of Columbus.
Service is 10 a.m. Friday at the church, the Rev. David Ritchie officiating. Burial will follow in Gethsemani Cemetery, Lima.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Chamberlain-Huckeriede Funeral Home, Lima, where a wake service will be held at 8 p.m. Thursday.
Memorials may be made to the Lauren and Mitchell Art College Fund, c/o State Bank and Trust Company, Lima.
Condolences may be left at chamberlainhuckeriede.com.
Additional obituaries for this date
a_d
Friday
69°
Mostly Sunny
6%
Friday Night
52°
Partly Cloudy
12%
Saturday
75°
Thunderstorms Likely
70%
Saturday Night
46°
Chance Thunderstorms
46%
Sunday
65°
Partly Sunny
10%
Sunday Night
49°
Chance Rain Showers
37%
Monday
71°
Chance Rain Showers
40%
Monday Night
59°
Rain Showers Likely
64%
Tuesday
72°
Thunderstorms Likely
68%
Tuesday Night
59°
Thunderstorms Likely
66%
Wednesday
73°
Chance Thunderstorms
41%
Wednesday Night
55°
Chance Rain Showers
30%
3 Day
Extended
a_d
a_da_da_d