Arthur Douglas Sinclair\nDes Moines\n\nArt was born on December 24, 1962. He passed away peacefully on September 8, 2018, after a short illness. Art was born in Levey, Iowa, a small town once located around SE 40th and 45th Street. The family moved to Carlisle in 1965, where he continued to attend Carlisle School. Art had a large family and many friends, and he loved to tell stories, sometimes tall tales!\n\nArt served in the US Army as a MP. After a few years of work in St. Peter, Minnesota, Art returned to Des Moines and spent most of his working career at Central Tractor and FedEx. Art had an amazing work ethic that he carried to his final days. Art was always willing to talk about his Bears, as he was a faithful, avid Bears fan. He also loved to talk about his travels to and his next trip to Cancun.\n\nThose left behind to cherish memories of him are his son, Robert (Addy), the love of his life, Robin Sinclair, five grandchildren; Hailee Sinclair, Kolby Sinclair, Coleton Sinclair, Taylor Sinclair, Cutler Sinclair, Art's daily companion his dog Rox, and 13 siblings, Chuck Sinclair, Archie Sinclair, Eileen and Francis Miller, Shirley Carr, Morris Sinclair, Gary and Karen Sinclair, Tom and Cheryl Sinclair, Charlene and Tom McCrory, Mike and Janet Sinclair, Benny Sinclair, Melody and Dave Freeman, Wanda and Max Olson, Rodney Sinclair, and over a hundred nieces and nephews. \n\nArt was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Mildred Sinclair and siblings, Robert, Gertrude, Thelma, Mary, Robert (Butch), Joe, Delores, Bernard, Jim, and Jackie. \n\nAt Art's request there will not be a traditional funeral service, but there will be a celebration of life on Saturday, September 15, 2018, from 11:00 AM-1:00 PM at Peterson's Funeral Home in Carlisle, Iowa. Art's family requests casual attire and for all Bears fans to wear your Bears colors.\n\nMemorials can be made to House of Mercy, Women & Children Health Services, Des Moines, Iowa.