Arthur J. Schuessler, 84, of Eddyville, KY, passed away Monday, June 13, 2011 at Saint Thomas Hospital in Nashville, Tenn.

He graduated from Reitz High School in 1944 and he attended Purdue University. He farmed and retired from Alcoa in 1989 after 24 years. At their  home in Paradise Hills on Barkley Lake, he enjoyed boating, fishing and visiting with family and friends. For several years he enjoyed traveling throughout the United States and Europe.

He is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Mary Ann Block Schuessler; and four children, Connie Woods (Tom) of Vincennes, IN, and their son Thomas Woods (Ashleigh) of Indianapolis, Allen Schuessler, of Eddyville, Ky. and his daughter, Lisa Hunt (Carl) of Westfield, Ind., Judy Blackburn (Chuck) of Wentzville, MO, and their children Jared Blackburn of Louisville, Ky., Julie McGranahan (Chris) of Colorado Springs, Colo. and Jamie Brown (Ronnie) of Lexington, Ky.; Sandra Dubuque (Gary) of Georgetown, Ind., and their children, Chris Dubuque (Penny) Jeffersonville, Sara Miller (David) of Honolulu, Hawaii and Kerry Dubuque (Dana) of Evansville.

He was blessed with and loved his 11 great-grandchildren, Valerie Miller and Heather Hunt; Jared and Jasmine Blackburn and Ian and Logan McGranahan; Elaina and Isabella Dubuque and Peyton and Justice Miller and Hunner Oliver.

Viewing will be Thursday June 16 from 4-8 p.m. at Stodghill Funeral Home, Ind. 168, West in Fort Branch. The service and burial will be at 10 a.m. Friday June 17, 2011 at Saint Lucas United Church of Christ, Ind. 168 East in Fort Branch.