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Arthur Bellum, Jr.

December 28, 1926 — November 8, 2023

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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Arthur Bernhardt Bellum, Jr., 96, of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, passed away on Wednesday, November 8, 2023. Arthur, also know as “Art” or “Uncle Jr.” was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on December 28, 1926. He proudly served in the United States Army before beginning his long career as a printer for Thomas J. Moran and a State Office Supervisor for the State of Louisiana. He was a long-time member of Oak View Baptist Church and the American Legion. He always said his key to life was minding his own business.

Arthur is preceded in death by his late first wife, Myrtis Efferson Bellum, and his late second wife, Margie Lee Bellum; his parents Arthur Bellum, Sr. and Mary Buhler Freeman; his son Larry G. Bellum, his stepsons, Jerry Oliphant and Jim Ziegler; and his sister Bernice Bellum Lammert.

Arthur is survived by his niece Jackie C. Braithwaite and her husband, Edward F. Braithwaite; his nephew Fred A. Chandler; and his step-grandchildren, Johnny Gregerson, Mary Simpson, Charles Gregerson, Pam Long, Jerry Oliphant Jr., and Steve Crawley.

The family would like to give special thanks to the Harvest Manor Nursing Home staff for their loving care of Mr. Arthur.

A visitation will be held at Resthaven Funeral Home, 11817 Jefferson Hwy, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 70816, on Tuesday, November 14, 2023, beginning at 12:30 PM until the funeral service at 2:30 PM. Burial will follow the service immediately in Resthaven Gardens of Memory.

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Visitation

Tuesday, November 14, 2023

12:30 - 2:30 pm (Central time)

Resthaven Gardens of Memory & Funeral Home

11817 Jefferson Hwy, Baton Rouge, LA 70816

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, November 14, 2023

2:30 - 3:30 pm (Central time)

Resthaven Gardens of Memory & Funeral Home

11817 Jefferson Hwy, Baton Rouge, LA 70816

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Graveside Service

Tuesday, November 14, 2023

3:30 - 7:30 pm (Central time)

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