- February 10, 1958 - March 5, 2010
- Kokomo, Indiana
of Thomas' Passing
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“Tommy, Chris has been trying to get a hold of you. We seen our prayers with you during this time of grief. It was a great shock to us all to hear of...Read More »
1 of 13 | Posted by: Pam Long/Cretcher - Bourbon, IN
“Dear Arnett Family
My deepest sympathy for your loss! Tom will be trully misssed! He is such a warm ,thoughtful, and loyal person that touched many...Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: Tony Willis - KOKOMO, IN
“I AM SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS. I DIDNT KNOW TOM PERSONALLY BUT HAVE HEARD GREAT STORYS ABOUT HIM FROM MY HUSBAND LARRY HARMON.HE THOUGHT THE WORLD OF...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: mary harmon - friend
“Tom will be missed @ the campground, he was always there if Danny had a question about something, needed a hand or to borrow anything. If one of us...Read More »
4 of 13 | Posted by: Danny & Reva Graham
“Carolyn, I am sorry to hear of the loss of your brother. I remember your family from the times we spent together during high school. I will be...Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: Pam Speroff Arbuckle - Kokomo, IN
“Ed and I and our family send our condolences to the Arnett Family. I used to babysit with Tom when he was a very young boy, he will be forever young...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: Pat & Ed Rhea - Port Charlotte, FL
“Tom transformed Eagle bowling.When he talked of improvements he wanted to make you knew he loved his job. I will think of him every time I walk into...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: Steve Burns - Kokomo, IN
“Connie, were a part of our lives, at one point in time we all bowled together, we were together when the mill went down we shared that pain. You and...Read More »
8 of 13 | Posted by: roger and sandi tressler - kokomo, IN
“Tommy, I just wanted you to know how sorry I was to hear of your Dad's passing. Your father was a wonderful man. I always enjoyed talking to him. I...Read More »
9 of 13 | Posted by: Deb Tuttle - Kokomo, IN
“What a guy Tom was. I worked in the same building when he was at FDL, seen him every day. He was always smiling. Later I would see him when he worked...Read More »
10 of 13 | Posted by: Lisa Murphy - Kokomo, IN - Friend
“Tom was a great co-worker and friend. We drove a truck at Mervis for several years. Tom worked hard during the week, but when the weekend came along,...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: Richard Jeffries - Galveston, IN
“Tom was a great friend and fun to work with, I am proud to have had the opportunity to know and work with Tom. Tom also worked with my Father at...Read More »
12 of 13 | Posted by: James Evans - Galveston, IN
“Wish I could be there to say good bye Tom, I still can't believe I won't see ya again, This weekend will be different without you in Evansville or...Read More »
13 of 13 | Posted by: Mike Butler - elizabethtown, KY
Thomas W. Arnett Sr., 52, Kokomo, passed away at 10:09 a.m.
Friday, March 5, 2010, at Howard Regional Health System. He was
born February 10, 1958 in Kokomo, to the late Robert G. Arnett and Marjorie Arnett
(DeLon), who survives. His marriage to Connie was in Kokomo on June 18, 1983.
He worked at Continental Steel for 10 years, Flair Design, Furniture
Factory, Newlon Metals, Mervis Industries, and his dream job of
being the manager of the Eagles Bowling Alley. He was inducted
into the Bowling Hall of Fame. He was there for anyone that needed
help with bowling, was an avid golfer, loved camping and his two
Chihuahuas, Chi Chi and Cha Cha.
He is survived by his mother, Marjorie Arnett; wife, Connie K. Arnett;
two sons, Thomas W. Arnett Jr. and wife, Lauinda, Robert G. Arnett;
step-son, Troy J. Barnette and wife, Betty; two brothers, Ronald G.
Arnett and wife, Pam, Michael W. Arnett and wife, Sally; one sister,
Carolyn Mills, and fiancee, Bill Ice; sister-in-law, Brenda J. Clayton
and husband, Pat; five grandchildren, Gene E. Johnson, Thomas W.
Arnett III, Shane N. Hyman, Tredan G. Arnett and Tyler R. Arnett, and
serveral nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, Robert G. Arnett, and one
step-daughter, Vonda K. Johnson.
Visitation will be 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at Ellers Mortuary
Webster Street Chapel, 3400 S. Webster St.. Services will be 11 a.m.
Friday at the Mortuary, with Pastor Joe Coffin officiating. Entombment
will take place in Sunset Memory Gardens Mausoleum.