The surviving relatives include wife, Rebecca Baron of Columbia City; a son, Adam (Leslie) Baron of Fort Wayne; a daughter, Amy (Jason) Childers of Fort Wayne; a granddaughter, Claudia Childers; a grandson, Carson Childers; four brothers, Lyle (Bette) Baron of Churubusco, Chuck (Connie) Baron of New Haven, Kenneth (Laura) Baron of Fort Wayne, and Paul (Kristy) Baron of Fort Wayne; five sisters, Irene Stanley of Columbia City, Gladys (Mike) Stuart of Garrett, Barb (Orin) Viegel of Hurricane, UT, Martha Sharp of Fort Wayne, and Judy (Jackie) Terry of Lisbon.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Earland and Marjorie (Collins) Baron.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Sheets & Childs Funeral Home, with Pastor Stephen Johnson, officiating.
The family will receive friends at Sheets & Childs Funeral Home from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, or one hour prior to the service.
Burial will be in the Blue River Cemetery, Whitley County.
For those who wish, memorials may be directed to The Arthur Baron Foundation C/O Adam Baron.
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