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Lynn E. Arft

June 3, 1940 October 23, 2016
Lynn E. Arft
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Obituary for Lynn E. Arft

Lynn E. Arft of Troy, died October 23, 2016 with his wife Andrea, by his side. He was 76 years old. Lynn was born June 3 1940 in Auburn Heights, the son of Norma and Harold Arft.

He graduated from Avondale High School in 1958. A long time and successful Birmingham Businessman for over fifty years, Lynn owned and operated Birmingham Gulf, Birmingham Auto and The Plant Station at the corner of Adams and Haynes.

In addition to his love of cars, Lynn was an avid sports fan and a smart numbers man. He also enjoyed fishing, shooting pool, crossword puzzles in ink, refinishing furniture, trips with Andy to Las Vegas, shopping at Hollywood Market, and lunching with childhood friends. “Mr. Lynn” will be forever remembered and sadly missed.

Lynn is survived by his wife Andrea, and sons, Mark(Tracey) and Kelly (Lisa). He is also survived by his beautiful granddaughters, Emily, Haley, Merin and Lauren and Mark and Kelly's mother, Venette. Lynn is preceded in death by brother, Denis.

A private memorial will be held at a later date.


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