Arthur Dean Ruessing, 66, of Poplar Bluff passed away August 22,2018 at his home.

He was born on July 30, 1951 to William and Lozena Ruessing at St. Louis County, MO. He enjoyed watching boat races and car races, trains, his family and his dogs.

He was a member of he is a member of Twin Oaks Baptist Church, the American Legion and he served in the Army and was a Vietnam Veteran.

Arthur is survived by his wife Mary Ruessing (Wallace) , two daughters, JoAnn, Shirley Curry; five sons, Chris Ruessing, Bryin Vaugn, Donnie Gray, Wesley, Daniel; three step daughters, Cally Davis(Kenneth Vass), Jill Colclasure, Jennifer Goodluck; two step sons, Chris Davis, JR Colclasure.

He was preceded in death by Father, William Ruessing, Mother, Lozena Ruessing, Daughter, Jennifer Ward, Brother, John Ruessing.

Visitation will be held Monday, August 27, 2018, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm at Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home, Poplar Bluff, MO.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, August 27, 2018, 1:00 pm at the Fowler-Sullivan Funeral Home, Poplar Bluff.

Burial will take place in the Black River Cemetery.