Arthur A. Gaston

Arthur A. Gaston, 91, of North Manchester, IN, and having family members in Huntington, IN, died Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, at 3:50 p.m. at Peabody Retirement Community, North Manchester.

Mr. Gaston graduated in 1944 from Urbana High School. He was a dairy farmer for 41 years and had also worked at Wagner Industries, in Wabash, for 11 years; Timbercrest Senior Living Community, in North Manchester, for 21 years; and Deneve Insulations, in North Manchester, for 13 years.

He was a member of Congregational Christian Church, North Manchester, and had been a member of the Laketon Lions Club from 1952 to 1959.

He was born March 10, 1926, in Urbana to Russell and Lena Herriman Gaston. He married Dora F. Deckena on Feb. 22, 1948, and she preceded him in death on Aug.11, 2015.

Survivors include a son, Roger D. (Carol) Gaston, of Warsaw; a daughter, May L. (David) Moore, of Warsaw; a brother, David Gaston, of Brooklyn, NY; a sister, Jean Fleck, of Huntington; three grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and three stepgreat-grandchildren.

A service was held on Monday, Nov. 13, 2017, at Peabody Chapel, North Manchester, with Rev. J.P. Freeman and Rev. Sue Babovec officiating. Burial was at Fairview Cemetery, Servia.

Memorial gifts may be made to Dementia Society of America, PO Box 600, Doylestown, PA 18901.

McKee Mortuary, North Manchester, was in charge of arrangements.