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Arthur Lee BlocherSeptember 5, 1939 ~ October 29, 2017 (age 78)
Arthur Lee Blocher, 78, North Manchester, IN passed away Sunday, October 29, 2017 at 1:14 a.m. in his residence. He was born September 5, 1939 in Kosciusko County, IN to Walter & Tressie (Yoder) Blocher. On June 27, 1958 he married Anita Graybill. Art was a self-employed truck driver & mechanic his whole career. He drove for many companies over the years including Batalis of Warsaw. He retired in 2010. He enjoyed his family and was an outdoorsman, enjoying fishing, mushroom hunting and tinkering on anything mechanical. He was a genuinely loving man. He was a member of Laketon Wesleyan Church, Laketon, IN. He is survived by his wife, Anita Blocher, North Manchester, IN; sons, Robert (Brenda) Blocher, Larwill, IN and Patrick (Tari) Blocher, Warsaw, IN; daughters, Linda (Randy) Middleton, North Manchester, IN & Roberta (Paul) Slone, Bunker Hill, IN; brothers, Danny (Michelle) Blocker, North Manchester, IN and Walter (Tana) Blocher Jr., Pierceton, IN; sisters, Dorothy Blocher, South Whitley, IN, Donna (Phil) Metzger, Claypool, IN, Joy (David) Wolf, Rossville, IN and Eileen (Bill) Cahill, Colfax, IN; sixteen grandchildren, thirty-five great grandchildren and three great great grandchildren. One sister, Rosadella Miller, died in 2011 and one great grandson, Russell Grindle, died in 2017. Family & friends may call Friday, November 3, 2017 from 2:00-4:00 & 6:00-8:00 p.m. at McKee Mortuary, 1401 State Road 114 West, North Manchester, IN. Services will be Saturday, November 4, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at McKee Mortuary, 1401 State Road 114 West, North Manchester, IN. Pastor David Cox will officiate. Burial will be in Eel River Old German Baptist Church, Silver Lake, IN. For those who wish to honor the memory of Arthur Blocher, memorial contributions may be made to assist the family with final expenses c/o McKee Mortuary, 1401 State Road 114 West, North Manchester, IN 46962.