August 28, 1933 - November 12, 2019
Ernest Arrwood, age 86, of Erwin, passed away on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at Erwin Health Care Center. Ernest is a native of Black Mountain, NC and a son of the late John Henry and Mattie L. Cooper Arrwood. He was of the Church of God faith and worked for CSX in the bridge crew department. Mr. Arrwood enjoyed fishing and enjoyed gardening. In addition to his parents, Ernest is preceded in death by a son, Ronnie Arrwood, sisters, Bessy Thomason, Pearl Flower, Carrie Arrwood, brothers Richard Arrwood, Burt Arrwood, Ray Arrwood, and Samuel Arrwood. Ernest Arrwood has left behind to cherish his memory: Daughter: Tammy Hensley and husband, Mike of Erwin; Sons: Randy Arrwood of Erwin, Rick Arrwood and wife Sherry, of Erwin; Grandchildren: Adam Hensley, Megan Arrwood, April Ousley, Chris Arrwood, Mindy Sparks, and Matt Arrwood; Several great-grandchildren; Sister: Helen Davis; Several nieces and nephews. The family would like to offer a special thank you to the staff of Erwin Health Care who loved and cared for him and called him Pop-Pop. The family respectfully requests the honor of your presence as we offer tribute and remember the life of Ernest Arrwood in a funeral service to be held at 7:00 PM on Friday, November 15, 2019 in the Chapel of Valley Funeral Home. Reverend Bobby Flowers and Reverend Chuck Shipley will officiate. A visitation period to share memories and offer support to the family will begin at 5:00 PM and continue until 7:00 PM on Friday, November 15, 2019 at Valley Funeral Home. A committal service will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, November 16, 2019 at Jones Cemetery. Those who wish to attend will meet at 10:30 AM on Saturday to go in procession to Jones Cemetery. Serving as active pallbearers will be Mike Ousley, Adam Hensley, Phil Allen, Terry McInturff, and Mike Hensley. Condolences and memories may be shared with the family and viewed at www.valleyfuneralhome.net or on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/ValleyFuneralHomeErwin. These arrangements are made especially for the family and friends of Ernest Arrwood through Valley Funeral Home, 1085 N. Main Ave., Erwin, 423-743-9187.
Ernest Arrwood, age 86, of Erwin, passed away on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at Erwin Health Care Center. Ernest is a native of Black Mountain, NC and a son of the late John Henry and Mattie L. Cooper Arrwood. He was of the Church of God faith... View Obituary & Service Information
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