Arthur Nelson Eversole
Arthur Nelson Eversole
May 12, 1943

Nov. 19, 2020

MIDDLE POINT — Arthur “Art” Nelson Eversole, 77, of Middle Point, passed away at 11:18 a.m. on Thursday at his residence.

He was born May 12, 1943, in Van Wert County to Milo and Marjori (Mohr) Eversole, who preceded him in death. In 1962, he was united in marriage to Mary Jane Friemoth, who survives in Middle Point.

Art is also survived by a daughter, Joy West of Cloverdale; six grandchildren, Morgan, Dalton, Tiffiny, Mackenzie, Courtney and Gage; three great-grandchildren, Harper, Finlan and Maizleigh; three brothers, Roger Eversole of Ft. Wayne, Ralph Eversole of Van Wert and Donald (Pam) Eversole of Middle Point; one sister, LaDonna (Bob) Allenbaugh of Ohio City; and one brother-in-law, Jim (Celie) Friemoth of Delphos.

He was also preceded in death by three infant children.

Art served in the Army National Guard for six years from 1966 to 1972 as a Sergeant throughout the United States including Kent State. He was a member of St. John’s Catholic Church, Delphos VFW Post 3035 and Delphos American Legion Post 268. He worked for many companies as a parts manager, eventually retiring from Knippen’s. He served on the village council as president, Joint and Regional Planning Commission and the mayor of Middle Point in the past. He coached Pony League for many years in Middle Point. He graduated from Lincolnview High School, the first graduating class of 1961. His grandchildren and great-grandchildren were his pride and joy.

Funeral services will begin at 11 a.m. on Monday at Harter and Schier Funeral Home. Burial will follow in King Cemetery. Military grave rites will be performed by the Delphos Veteran’s Council.

Visitation will be from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. on Sunday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Middle Point Fire Department.

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