Art was born on August 31, 1939 in Lafayette, IN. So he was destined to attend Purdue University from which he graduated in Civil Engineering. After retiring from the construction industry, he went to work for a funeral home. Now he has many opportunities to minister to families going through very tough times.
Art accepted the Lord and was baptized on December 22, 1974 at Cumberland Christian church. He has served as an Elder since 1976. He and his wife Ginny have been married for over 50 years They have two children, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren plus another one on the way. His favorite verse of scripture is 1 Corinthians 15:58 “Be ye steadfast, unmovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, for as much as you know that your labor is not in vain in the Lord” .