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 Night
30°
Mostly Cloudy
5%
Saturday
39°
Mostly Cloudy
Saturday Night
31°
Mostly Cloudy
8%
Sunday
40°
Rain Likely
55%
Sunday Night
31°
Mostly Cloudy
30%
Monday
41°
Mostly Cloudy
5%
Monday Night
37°
Rain Likely
59%
Tuesday
44°
Rain/Snow
89%
Tuesday Night
34°
Mostly Cloudy
24%
Wednesday
39°
Mostly Cloudy
14%
Wednesday Night
30°
Chance Snow
44%
3 Day
Extended
a_d
a_da_da_d