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Arthur Dennis Fauver Sr.

Arthur Dennis Fauver Sr., 83, of Slidell, Louisiana, died Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018. He was born Oct. 18, 1934.

He was not a man of many words, but when he spoke, his voice demanded attention. His booming laugh was one that would carry through a room and become instantly contagious and his sparkling blue eyes always seemed to hold just a bit of mischief. He believed in earning what you had and was a hardworking man himself.

Starting from humble beginnings in Brookhaven, he moved to Slidell as a young man working as a welder at the shipyards eventually working for Boeing as a welder during the Apollo program. He retired from Lockheed Martin (shuttle program) in 1996 as a proud and active UAW member. He built a life, a family and a lasting legacy on love, honesty and faith, and the importance of a handshake. He will be deeply missed by those he left behind, but was joyously greeted in heaven by those who proceeded him in passing.

He is preceded in death by his wife of 59 years, Janice Ann Fauver.

He is survived by his three children, Karen F. Inscoe (Guietta), Danette Troxell (Ken) and Dennis Fauver Jr. (Dorothy); older sister, Ruby Fauver Henderson, of Slidell, Louisiana; and several grand children.

There will be a private service at a later date.

“I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.” 2 Timothy 4:7