Arthur S. Van Buskirk, 82, of Mooresville, passed away Friday, November 20th, 2020. He was born October 6th, 1938 in Indianapolis to his parents, Harry and Helen (Murray) Van Buskirk. He married Regina (Jerschabek) Van Buskirk on February 28th, 1963. He grew up on the Westside of Indianapolis. He was a resident of Mooresville since 1978.
Arthur is survived by his loving wife of nearly 58 years, Regina (Jerschabek) Van Buskirk of Mooresville; one son, Patrick (Martha) Van Buskirk; one daughter, Jamie (Charles Garrison) Van Buskirk; four grandchildren: Brittany Strunk, Samantha (Joey) Freeman, Gabrielle and Ryan Van Buskirk; and two great grandchildren: Skylar and Cayden. Arthur is preceded in death by both of his parents.
Arthur was a Veteran of the Air Force serving four years and later went on to serve in the US Army for 18 years as a Combat Engineer, serving two tours in Vietnam, before retiring in 1978. Following the military, he worked in Navy Avionics, Fort Benjamin-Harrison and Endress & Hauser. After retiring from the military he obtained his Associates Degree from Ivy Tech in Industrial Maintenance. He was a member of the Mooresville American Legion. Arthur was a kind hearted gentleman.
Family and friends may show their love and support from 5 to 7 pm on Tuesday, November 24th at Jones Family Mortuary in Mooresville. A graveside service will be held at 11 am on Wednesday, November 25th at Westridge Park Cemetery, 9295 W 21st St. Indianapolis, Indiana 46234, where Arthur will be laid to rest.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Arthur's memory to the Alzheimer's Association, 50 E. 91st St, Suite 100, Indianapolis, Indiana 46240 and Morgan County Humane Society, 690 W Mitchell Ave, Martinsville, Indiana 46151
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