ANDOVER — Arthur W. Gaut, age 86, of Andover, Ohio, passed away Saturday, July 20, 2013, at the home of his grandson.
He was born in Meadville on July 15, 1927, a son of Clarence Gaut and Martha Susan Adell-McGuire Gaut. He married Angela M. Detomaso, she preceded him in death Oct. 20, 2009.
He was a graduate of Meadville Area High School and served his machinist apprenticeship in Cleveland, Ohio. Arthur served his county from 1940-1942 with the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict.
He owned and operated Redan Machine Company in Andover, Ohio for 40 years until his retirement. Arthur enjoyed doing yard work, reading, watching westerns, and spending time with the family dog.
He is survived by a daughter, Arlene Gaut of Andover, Ohio; a grandson, Alan Gaut Jr. and his wife Niki of Meadville; two great-grandchildren, Jordyn and Presley Gaut, both of Meadville; and a brother, Donald Gaut and his wife Ruth of Carlsbad, Calif.
In addition to his wife, Angela, he was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Alan Gaut Sr.; and a sister, Freda Gaut.
Family and friends are welcome to call from 5 to 7 p.m., Monday, July 22nd, at ROOFNER-COLLINS-WARREN FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICES, INC., 544 Chestnut St., Meadville. An additional calling hour will be held on Tuesday, July 23rd, at the Funeral Home from 10 to 11 a.m., with the Funeral Service to follow at 11 a.m., with Father John Ordos of Sacred Heart Church of the Crucified One, officiating.
The Committal Bervice and burial will follow at Roselawn Memorial Gardens, Vernon Township.
Memorial contributions may be made in Arthur's Memory to Southern Care Hospice, 1245 Park Ave., Meadville, Pa. 16335 or Family to Family Home Healthcare, 900 Water St., Suite 19, Meadville, Pa. 16335.
Please take a moment to share a memory, condolence, or to order flowers for the family on Arthur's Book of Memories online at www.roofnercollinswarrenfh.com and starbeacon.com.