Art loved life to the fullest. First, and foremost, he loved his pug Zoi who he lovingly referred to as “Creature”. He served in the US Navy, after high school, on the USS Simon Lake (AS-33); he was stationed at the Naval Air Station Sigonella in Sicily,Italy, a place he loved dearly.
In 2012, Art earned his Master’s in Business Environmental Safety. He moved from California to Tennessee in 2008 and fell in love with the Great Smoky Mountains where he spent a lot of time out on the trails and back roads with his creature(s).
He found a love for coffee while in Italy and it became a daily routine for him to visit the local coffee shop with his pug(s) in tow. There he formed many close friendships.He kept in touch with his Navy family over the years and attended the reunions.
Arthur is survived by his mother, Loye Kinser (Johnny),
three sisters, Darla, Dawn ( Mark), and Dina (Scott), brothers, Mark and Gabriel,
his uncle, Ron Sherman and 1st cousin Shawn (Jamie), and so many cousins for which he could name most.
A burial service, tentatively at the Chattanooga National Cemetery, is to be announced at a later date.
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