Ardith V. “Art” Luna

Published 8:08 pm Friday, May 27, 2016

On Monday, May 23, 2016, Ardith V. “Art” Luna passed away at his home. He is now with his wife, family and friends in Heaven. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 8:00 PM on Thursday, May 26, 2016 at Dorman Funeral Home. A private family graveside will be held at Autumn Oaks Memorial Park.

Art was born on March 13, 1930 in Winnsboro, Texas. He was raised in Quinlan and Dallas, Texas and graduated from Quinlan High School. He worked at the cement plant in Dallas and was transferred to the Orange plant in 1957. Art first worked in the lab as a physical tester, shift foreman and finally retiring as an electrical foreman. He and his wife Helen were married in Weatherford, Texas on December 6, 1948. They were blessed with three children. Cathy was born in Dallas on December 29, 1950, Cody was born in Orange on October 21, 1957  and David Carey was born in Orange on March 13, 1961, his Dad’s birthday.

He is preceded in death by his wife Helen Luna, parents Willie Griffith Luna Abernathy and Carey Herman Luna, brothers, Charles Luna and Billy Joe Luna. A sister, Doris Downey, son-in-law Wayne Allamon and granddaughter Victoria Allamon. As well as many other family member and friends.

He is survived by his daughter, Cathy Allamon of LR-Academy, TX, two sons; Cody Luna and his wife Melody of Orange, TX and David Luna and his wife Robyn of Plano, TX and one brother, John Earl Abernathy and his wife Janice of Duncanville, TX. Seven grandchildren; Jeffery Allamon and his wife Angie, Misti Odom and her husband Wes, Jeremy Allamon and his wife Susan, Shaun Luna, Aaron Luna, Blake Luna and Samantha Luna. Six great grandchildren; Billy Yoder and his wife Kate Lynn, Jacob Allamon, Evan Allamon, Avery Sophia Odom, Logan Odom and Lucas Odom.

He was a member of St. Paul Episcopal Church. Art loved fishing, he had a camp on the Sabine River and all remember such good and fun times there. He also loved playing country and bluegrass music. He enjoyed being able to “jam” with his many friends.