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“So sorry for your loss. We always remember the wonderful neighbors and friends we had with the Arrowood family. Many good memories. Comes, Joel,...Read More »
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3 of 3 | Posted by: Missy Arrowood - Jackson, OH


Howard Jackson "Jack" Arrowood of Oak Hill, Ohio passed away surrounded by family on Friday May 19, 2017 at Four Winds Community. He was born on April 9, 1931 in Hitchens, Kentucky. First beloved child of the late Ben and Mearl (Duvall) Arrowood.

Jack was a Korean War veteran and drove for Trailways Bus Line, Purolator Currier and later Gallia County School System, from which he retired in 2006. He loved to drive, buy and restore vehicles, specifically Fords and Volkswagons, and was devoted to his family. His never ending sense of humor delighted all who knew him and he will be forever missed.

In addition to his parents, Jack was preceded in death by wife, Freda Arrowood, daughter Janie Arrowood, son-in-law Jim Legg. Siblings; Joe (Mary Lou), Jimmy, Flem Arrowood, and Lois Barker, also nephews Jimbo Arrowood, Jeff Barker, Scott Arrowood, nieces Angela Dawn and baby Lucy.

He is survived by children; Sherrie Legg, Mary Crooks, Diana (Tom) Wright,and Howie Arrowood. Grandchildren; Jason and Benji Pope, Angela Devoe, Cynthia (Ancil) Cross, Janie (Chris) Pianki and Michael Gilbert. Great grandchildren; Jerrica (Sam) Shelton, Bethany Devoe, Blake, Madelyn and Colt Cross and Caleb Pianki. Siblings; Helen (Wendall) Jones, Benny (Jane) Arrowood, Betty (Gary ) Carter, Ervin (Shirley) Arrowood, Samantha (Bill) Hatcher, John (Diana) Arrowood, Glen (Jewell) Arrowood, David ( Linda) Arrowood, sisters and brother in laws; Joan Arrowood, Sheila Arrowood and Albin Barker. Also survived are cousins and many, many nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews.

Calling hours will be held Wednesday May 24, 2017 from 5-8pm at the Mayhew Brown Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 2pm Thursday May 25, 2017 at the funeral home with Elder Glenn Arrowood and Elder Jim Penix officiating with burial to follow in the Arrowood Family Cemetery and military graveside honors being performed by the DAV Jackson Chapter 45.

Condolences may be sent to www.mayhew-brownfuneralhome.com

Funeral Home
Mayhew-Brown Funeral Home
135 Broadway Street Jackson, OH 45640
Tel. (740) 286-4161

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