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Art Spearman (05-04-2017)
Photo of Art Spearman
Art Spearman was called
home at approximately
12:20 a.m. on April 21, 2017
at the age of 71. Born in
Crowville on October 18,
1945, Art was a long-time
resident of Hammond.
Art attended Northeast
Louisiana University. He
was a mud engineer for
Baroid Petroleum Services
for 25 years, with most of
his work being done offshore.
After retirement, he
became the owner of Louisiana
Pinestraw. As a young
man, his passions included
flying, racing, traveling
and restoring automobiles.
Later in life, he devoted his
time to his pastimes, which
included restoring antique tractors, taking part in tractor
and lawnmower pulls and dressing up as Santa Claus for
local area schools. He was a craftsman in many ways, and
he enjoyed passing on his skills not only to his sons but
also to other young men.