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1 of 17 | Posted by: Kirk Dewey

“Art was such a special part of my life. He was the first person to take me hunting and bought me my first shotgun for graduation that he had...Read More »
2 of 17 | Posted by: Jessica Ablan - Richland, MI

“We can't believe he's gone. I started working with Art at Clark Equipment Company in 1970 and became friends with him almost immediatly. He was...Read More »
3 of 17 | Posted by: Richard and Susan Smith - MI

“At last! Mom has one of her kids with her for Mother's Day. ”
4 of 17 | Posted by: Mary Bush - Battle Creek, MI

“Sending deepest sympathy on the passing of your brother Art..., may God bless. Thinking of you Mary & Maggie.., prayers and strength for the days. ”
5 of 17 | Posted by: Patti Steffler Stoyanoff - MI

“Please accept my sincere condolences, May the love of family and friends comfort you through your grief and days ahead' let loving memories of ...Read More »
6 of 17 | Posted by: T Hines - Chicago, IL

“Well, all those years we lived next door to him of course we were there first! He was the only one who would call us and check on us at least once a...Read More »
7 of 17 | Posted by: Dave & Joyce England - Brethren, MI

“Art's father and my father were friends and that is how we met in the 1950's. After high school we both served in the Navy at different times, and...Read More »
8 of 17 | Posted by: William Norris - Dowling, MI

“I went to school with Art and was sorry to hear of his passing. My thoughts are with his family at this sad time. ”
9 of 17 | Posted by: Dawn Kunkler - Clinton Twp., MI

“Dear Ed, Margaret & Mary,We had frequent contacts with Art. He was always joyful and made us smile. What a great sense of humor he had. Your...Read More »
10 of 17 | Posted by: Michael & Dawn Carpenter - MI

“A great guy. Always enjoyed seeing you, Art. Loved your laugh. You'll be missed by a whole lot of us. ”
11 of 17 | Posted by: Dick boris boris - augus, MI

“God speed my friend. I'll miss our visits when I'm in Battle Creek. You were a great friend for almost 60 years. You will be missed. ”
12 of 17 | Posted by: Just Justesen - Friend

“My condolences to the family of Art Caball. He was a friend, and a great guy! My he rest in peace with our Lord. ”
13 of 17 | Posted by: Ray Coville - GALESBURG, MI

“Art was a good man and he will be missed. Rest well Art! ”
14 of 17 | Posted by: Kim Delfsma - Augusta, MI


15 of 17 | Posted by: A friend

“I met the Caball family so many years ago at St.Ann's Church.I'm so very happy that he had Easter dinner here at my home with my family and spent...Read More »
16 of 17 | Posted by: Eleanor Fry - Galesburg, MI


17 of 17 | Posted by: Michael & Dawn Carpenter - MI


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Arthur Caball, 72, died May 8, 2018 at his home. Art was born in Waukegan, IL in 1945, son of the late Edward and Marie Caball.

Art served four years in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War and received the Bronze Star for heroism and was a welder/pipefitter aboard ship.

Art started his own successful welding business in 1970, Custom Metal Work, retiring in 2006. From a young age, Art enjoyed and excelled at fishing and hunting; not only in Michigan but South Dakota, Montana and Utah with his friends and brother, Ed. Art's passion since 1970 was his old school dune buggy that he designed, built and traveled all over the country taking part in competitions, car shows and parades.

Art is survived by his brother, Ed Caball of Montana; two sisters, Margaret Caball of Augusta and Mary (Matt) Bush of Battle Creek; a niece, Bethany Caball; a nephew, Alex (Molly) Caball, both of Montana and a nephew, Zach Bush of East Lansing.

Art cherished his many friends and their families that were an integral part of the happy life he led. Art will be sorely missed by all of us who appreciated his humor, creativity, talent, incredible passion for life and his unfailing generosity.

A graveside service to celebrate Art's life will be 11:30 a.m., Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at Fort Custer National Cemetery. A luncheon to continue Art's celebration of life will follow at the Dock at Bayview. Arrangements by the Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care, Augusta Chapel. Personal messages for the family may be placed at www.farleyestesdowdle.com.