Arthur L. LeMay

November 15, 2012 • Obituaries

Arthur L. LeMay was born Nov. 9, 1927, and passed away Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012. He was born to Fred and Fanny Belle Bersuch LeMay in El Dorado, Kan. The family soon moved to Karval, Colo., where Art spent his youth. He attended high school in the nearby town of Hugo where he graduated in 1945. Art lost both of his parents shortly after graduating high school. At the age of 16, Art had already obtained his pilot’s license and was renowned as a barnstorming daredevil in his Stearman over the skies of Karval, in which many years later he was honored in a parade as the “Karval Baron.” It was in Rocky Ford, Colo., that Art married Clarena Mattson on Oct. 12, 1952. The couple just celebrated their 60th Login to read more

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