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Arthur Charles Oswald Jr.

December 25, 1938 - January 1, 2018
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Arthur Charles Oswald Jr., age 79 passed away on January 1, 2018 at Bay Area Regional Medical Center in Webster TX surrounded by family after a short illness. Art was born on December 25, 1938 to Doris Canon Branch and Arthur C. Oswald, Sr. in St. Louis, MO. He grew up in Houston and raised his family in Pasadena TX where he was avid in community organizations, Rotary Club, Friends of the Library, Bay Area Aggies Club, Jaycees, Masonic Lodge, 1155 and his church; Clear Lake Presbyterian. Art attended Austin High School and graduated in 1957. He attended Texas A&M University and married his sweetheart Jodine in 1959. One of his lifelong...
Arthur Charles Oswald Jr., age 79 passed away on January 1, 2018 at Bay Area Regional Medical Center in Webster TX surrounded by family after a short illness. Art was born on December 25, 1938 to Doris Canon Branch and Arthur C. Oswald, Sr. in St. Louis, MO. He grew up in Houston and raised his family in Pasadena TX where he was avid in community organizations, Rotary Club, Friends of the Library, Bay Area Aggies Club, Jaycees, Masonic Lodge, 1155 and his church; Clear Lake Presbyterian.

Art attended Austin High School and graduated in 1957. He attended Texas A&M University and married his sweetheart Jodine in 1959. One of his lifelong dreams was to return to A&M and he was incredibly supportive of their scholarship programs.

Art had many occupations and hobbies but one of the jobs he loved most was his family business – Art Oswald Printing & Office Supply Inc. in Pasadena TX from 1978 – 1997.

Art was preceded in death by both parents and his brother, Stewart Oswald and his first wife, Jodine Long.

Art is survived by Linda, his loving wife of 20 years; his children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren.

Art and Jodine raised 4 children; Denise Hyland and husband Mark; Robin Thames and husband Kevin; Arthur Oswald III and wife Karen and Stewart Oswald and wife Christine. When Art and Linda married his wonderful family expanded with Steven and Nina Rhodes. His close family included 11 grandchildren Tanya Hyland, Shawn Hyland and wife Kelli; Jennifer Ashworth and husband Matthew, Kendall Hollis, Geoffrey Hollis and wife Melody; Amanda Oswald, Collin Oswald, Triple Oswald, Austin Oswald, Morgan Collins and husband Cody; and Juan Gonzalez. There are 3 great grandchildren and his dog, Gracie misses him too.

He is also survived by his sister Lane Harris and many nieces and nephews.

A visitation will be held at Forest Park East at 21620 Gulf Freeway, Webster TX 77598. The family will be greeting friends and relatives at 5:00 – 8:00 pm on Friday, January 5.

A funeral service will be held at Clear Lake Presbyterian Church at 1511 El Dorado Blvd., Houston TX 77062 on Saturday, January 6 at 11:30. Burial will follow at Forest Park East at 21620 Gulf Freeway, Webster TX 77598.

In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial donations be made to Clear Lake Presbyterian Church (1511 El Dorado Blvd., Houston TX 77062) or The Bay Area Aggie Club (ATTN: Mark Sprague at 14930 Wilderness Cliff Court, Houston TX 77062).

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"I was in the League City Jaycees and was on the area team that ran Art for office in the Texas Jaycees. I still have the team necktie (ties for men and..." Leo Waltz (Webster, TX)

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