Arthur C. Metz, 91, of Bellefontaine, Ohio passed away Sunday evening, April 18, 2021 at Mary Rutan Hospital in Bellefontaine.
Arthur was born in Bellefontaine December 4, 1929, to the late Milton Edward and Lenora (Barnhart) Metz. He married the former Martha Bradford July 8, 1948 in Boone County, Kentucky and she preceded him in death September 13, 2012. He was also preceded in death by brothers George and Earl Metz and sisters Lorraine Spencer, Allie Diehl and Charlene Mitchell.
Arthur is survived by children: Sandy (Kim) Titus of Zanesfield, Ohio, Phillip (Rita) Metz of Bellefontaine, Christine (Brian) Crawford of Zanesfield; eight grandchildren: Stacie (Jeff) Coy of Zanesfield, Amy (Chad) Stahler of Zanesfield, Beth (Ryan) Dickson of Lakeview, Ohio, Rori Metz of Marysville, Ohio, Brandy (Steve) Firestone of Dublin, Ohio, Matt (Jillian) Metz of Zanesfield, Tara (David) King of West Liberty, Ohio and Kristopher (Morgan) Crawford of Worthington, Ohio; twenty four great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Arthur was very proud of his years working and retiring as a machinist for Conrail. He had also worked for ten years at Rockwell International as a machinist. With his wife Martha, they owned and operated the Dutch Mill for many years. Arthur enjoyed watching Lawrence Welk, following the stock market and growing plants – especially his African Violets. Most of all, Arthur was always there for everyone.
Friends may call Wednesday, April 21, 2021, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Bellefontaine.
Pastor Wayne Downing will officiate Arthur’s funeral Thursday, April 22, 2021 at 10 a.m. at the funeral home.
Burial will follow the funeral service at the Zanesfield Cemetery in Zanesfield.
Due to the current pandemic orders, please be symptom-free, practice social distancing and wear a mask.
The staff of the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Bellefontaine is honored to serve the Metz family.
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