Arthur O. Emmerling, 81, of Anderson, passed away Wednesday, June 14, 2017, in Muncie.
He was born Feb. 26, 1936, in Elwood, to Fred and Blanche (Owen) Emmerling. Art had attended The Bridge Church in Fortville, was a member of the Fortville F&AM Lodge 207 and the Fortville Order of the Eastern Star Chapter 149.
He retired from Ontario Systems in 2001. Art is survived by children, Michael (Ginger) Emmerling of Noblesville, Tom (Terri) Emmerling of Alexandria, Robin (Curt) Simpson of Dover, Fla., Jill Emmerling of Anderson and Mitzi (Ted) Pruitt of Anderson; stepson, John "Richie" (Pam) Lindamood of Edinburgh, Ind.; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; sisters, Ann (Glenard) Hogue of Livingston, Tenn., and Madonna Padgett of Kokomo; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Jerry Emmerling in 2014; parents; stepsons, David and Douglas Lindamood; brother, Michael Emmerling; and grandson, Craig Lindamood.
A Celebration of Art's life will take place on Wednesday, June 21, 2017, at 1 p.m. at The Bridge Church in Fortville.
Friends may call the same day from 11 a.m. until the time of service. Burial will take place in Gravel Lawn Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 50 E. 91st St., Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46209.
Online condolences may be shared at www.sealsfuneralhome.com.
Published on  June 17, 2017