Published 12:00 am Thursday, May 21, 2009

WHEELERSBURG — Arthur William Bloomfield, 77, of Wheelersburg, went to be with the Lord, Tuesday, May 19, 2009 at Southern Ohio Medical Center.
He was born Nov. 16, 1931 in Vanceburg, Ky., a son of the late Leroy and Dorothy Elizabeth “Parker” Bloomfield. He was owner/operator of Bloomfield Trucking, was a RC Cola Distributor for 25 years where he was awarded the Man with the Crown by RC Cola. He was a member of Cornerstone Nazarene Church, Aurora Masonic Lodge 48, was a 32nd degree Mason with the Valley of Cincinnati Scottish Rites, a member of El Hasa Shrine and an honorary member of Musicians Local 482.
He is survived by his wife, Inez “Prise” Bloomfield whom he married Oct. 8, 1952; one daughter, Teresa “George” Harlow; one brother, James Preston Bloomfield; one sister, Mary Elizabeth “Susie” Damron; one grandson, Michael Harlow, and several nieces and nephews. He is also survived by his neighbors of 40-plus years Gary, Joyce, Brian and Sandy Billups.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one daughter, Doras Ann Bloomfield and one brother, Lonzo Bloomfield. Art’s greatest joy was his family and friends.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday at Harrison-Pyles Funeral Home in Wheelersburg with the Rev. Gary Proehl officiating. Burial will be at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Franklin Furnace. Friends may call 5-8 p.m. Thursday and one hour prior to the service on Friday at the funeral home.

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