January 16, 1946 - August 12, 2022
Arthur Ray Blick, age 76, Columbus, KS. passed away Friday, August 12, 2022, at Freeman Hospital, Joplin, MO.
He was born January 16, 1946, in Nashville, TN. to the late Marion Boyd Blick and Ruby Elizabeth Martin Blick.
Art served in the U.S. Marine Corps prior to earning a bachelor’s degree in business. He was very active in his communities where he lived, serving as a city judge, EMT, firefighter and math teacher. He worked as a quality control engineer for Speed Queen, Marathon, Power Flame retiring from Ace Electric. Membership was held in Berea Christian Church.
He married Sandra Lee Harlen October 16, 1979, in Oakville, KY. She survives of the home. Additional survivors include one son, Vince Blick and wife, Megan, Brighton, MO; three grandchildren, Gabe Blick, Hailey Blick and Preston Webster; one sister, Marianne Keaton, Oakville, KY.
Graveside services will be 12:00 p.m., Thursday, August 18, 2022, in the Greenlawn Cemetery, Columbus. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 10:00 a.m. until leaving for the cemetery.
Graveside arrangements are under the direction of Derfelt Funeral Home, Baxter Chapel.
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