Charles "Arthur" Shields, age 86, of Marion, IN, died Wednesday, January 2, 2013, at his residence.
He was born May 15, 1926 in Fairmount, Indiana to the late Charles Arthur Shields and the late Leona (Day) Shields. He was a graduate of Fairmount High School and served in the Army during WWII. He married Joan "June" Yale on November 4, 1948. She survives. Charles retired from the VA Hospital after 36 years and as a Physician's Nursing Assistant. He was also the co-owner of AA Rents for Marion for over 50 years. He was a member of the First Friends Church, Fairmount Masonic Lodge, Ft. Wayne Scottish Rite, Grant County Historical Society and the American Rental Association.
He is also survived by:.
Dian (Junior) Hoheimer, Fairmount, IN
Rhonda (JD) Hodge, Marion, IN
Dawn Reagan, Marion, IN
Tony Shields, Marion, IN
Nile Stanton, Spain
13 Grandchildren and 16 Great Grandchildren
Arrangements are being handled by Armes-Hunt Funeral Home, 415 S. Main St., Fairmount, IN Funeral service will be at First Friends Church, 2211 Wabash Rd, Marion, at 5:00 PM, Saturday, January 5, 2013. The family will receive friends from 3-5 PM at the church
In lue of flowers the famiy request that memorial contributions be made to the donors choice.
Online condolences may be made at www.armeshuntfuneralhome.com