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Arthur R. "Pat" Arbogast

August 22, 1925 - July 30, 2017

Albany – Arthur R. “Pat” Arbogast, 91, went to be with the Lord Sunday afternoon, July 30, 2017, at his residence.

He was born in Durbin, WV on August 22, 1925 the son of John and Virgie Mae (Whitmire) Arbogast, moved to Muncie in 1928, graduated from Albany High School class of 1946, and served in the US Navy…READ MORE

Albany – Arthur R. “Pat” Arbogast, 91, went to be with the Lord Sunday afternoon, July 30, 2017, at his residence.

He was born in Durbin, WV on August 22, 1925 the son of John and Virgie Mae (Whitmire) Arbogast, moved to Muncie in 1928, graduated from Albany High School class of 1946, and served in the US Navy during WWII and the Korean War.

Mr. Arbogast was employed at Warner Gear for forty-two years prior to his retirement in 1987.

He was a member of UAW Local #287, Delaware Masonic Lodge #46, and Albany United Methodist Church, where he sang in the choir for many years. Pat was a card-carrying lifelong member of the Die-Hard Chicago Cubs Fan Club since 1935, being able to celebrate their World Series Championship in 2016. He also loved to dance and sing.

Surviving are his wife, Louise; two daughters, Ellen Johnson (Chris), Muncie and Melanie Parkison (Scott), Muncie; two sons, James Arthur Arbogast (Patty), Naperville, IL and David Chris Arbogast (Angi), Yorktown; three step-daughters, Pamela Mallory, Winchester, Judy Shumaker (Elvin), Union City, and Janice Rowe (Randy), Farmland; fourteen grandchildren; twenty-two great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; two brothers, Larry Arbogast, Muncie and Charles Arbogast (Sally), Lexington, KY; three sisters, JoAnn Little, Little Rock, AR, Donna Partezana (Gene), Muncie, and Nancy Jones, North Webster;  and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Patty; his second wife, Dolores Shank-Arbogast; two daughters, Susan Terry and Marianne Arbogast; a granddaughter, Shannon Greenwalt; two brothers, Fred and Bob Arbogast; two sisters, Geneva Aubrey and Betty Atkins.

Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, August 4, 2017, at Albany United Methodist Church, 125 N. Broadway St., Albany with Pastor Jake Olhlemiller and Pastor Neil Butcher officiating. A meal will follow at the church.

The family would like to thank Angi for her extraordinary help with dad. Also, AMG Specialty Hospital and State of the Heart Hospice for generous care and kindness.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Albany United Methodist Church Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 277, Albany, IN 47320.

The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to the family at meeksmortuary.com.

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