Arnold Sweetser
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Arnold Sweetser
  • July 10, 1942 - February 11, 2017
  • Lufkin, Texas

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Services for Arnold Sweetser, 74, of Lufkin, will be held at 2:00 Thursday, February 16, 2017 in the Garden of Memories Memorial Park, 5205 S. First Street, in the Elwyn M. Gipson Memorial Chapel. Interment will follow in the Garden of Memories Memorial Park.
Mr. Sweetser was born July 10, 1942 in Nacogdoches, Texas, the son of the late Frances (Perkins) and Walter Sweetser. He passed away Sunday, February 12, 2017 at his residence.
Mr. Sweetser was retired from Temple Industries, having worked in the fiberboard plant. He enjoyed fishing and being around neighbor kids. He was outgoing and never met a stranger.
Survivors include his sister, Mary Yount of Lufkin; and a number of nieces, nephews, and special friends.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Sweetser was preceded in death by his wife, Sylvia Sissy Sweetser.
Pallbearers will be Josh Yount, Richard Yount, Robert Yount, Geoffrey Hankins, Jim Vinson, and Shelby Messer.
Friends are invited to visit with the family from 1:00 p.m. until service time at Garden of Memories Memorial Park, 5205 S. First Street, in the Elwyn M. Gipson Memorial Chapel.
Services are in the care of Oakley-Metcalf Funeral Home