Arthur T. Danison (September 17, 1921 – July 23, 2011)

Arthur T. Danison, of Sonora, passed away at 12:45 AM Saturday July 23, 2011 at Autumn Healthcare.
He was born September 17, 1921 in Maxville the son of the late Daniel and Mary Auker Danison. Art was a veteran of WW II serving in the United States Marine Corps. A lifelong farmer he retired as manager of the Farm Service Agency of the US Agriculture Department. He was a member of Sonora United Methodist Church where he previously served as lay leader and Sunday School Superintendent, a 46 year member of National Trail Ruritan, Gideons International and Muskingum County Farm Bureau.
Art is survived by son: David (Sheila) Danison of Zanesville, daughters: Ruth (Daryl) Ault and Phyllis (Ronald) LaHue both of Zanesville and Janet (Alan) Tischer of Westerville, grandchildren: Alison Herges, Jennifer Whiteman, Cory Wallace, Michelle Dobson, Matthew Tischer, Mark Tischer and Lauren Tischer, great grandchildren: Trey Whiteman and Tyce Whiteman and several nieces and nephews.
Preceding Art in death was his wife: Esther L. Danison who died September 28, 1997, brothers: Leroy and Clyde Danison and sister: Violet Wahl.
Visitation for Art will be 4:00 – 8:00 PM Monday July 25, 2011 at Bryan & Snider Funeral Home 2318 Maple Ave. Funeral service will be at 11:00 AM, with one hour of visitation prior to service, Tuesday July 26, 2011 at Sonora United Methodist Church with Pastor Jim Sands officiating. Committal service will follow at St. Paul Cemetery with VFW Post 1058 conducting military services.
Memorial Contributions may be made in Art’s memory to: Gideons International
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