Otis Harold Arnett
Otis Harold Arnett
  • March 29, 1931 - December 13, 2017
  • Lubbock, Texas

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Otis Harold Arnett, 86, was born March 29, 1931. He passed from this earth at UMC in Lubbock, TX on Wednesday evening December the 13, 2017.

Otis graduated from Lamesa High School in 1948 and attended North Texas State University, where he studied for one year. He was also a member of the National Guard. His employment included: Forrest Lumber Company, and Andrews Hardware in Andrews, TX. He owned Otis' gift shop in Lamesa, TX. In Lubbock he ventured Tandy Leather Company for 27 years where he earned numerous sales awards.

Otis enjoyed camping with his family and traveling the world with the love of his life. His wife, family and his Savior were his greatest passions. Otis was a member of Oakwood United Methodist Church for 50 plus years. He was very moved when taking a mission trip to Africa with Operation Hope, and volunteered in missions to McCurdy School in Espanola New Mexico for 5 years.

Otis was preceded in death by his mother and father, Cicero and Oleva Arnett; his brother, Clifton of Lubbock, TX and Jake of Amarillo, TX.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Arnett of 61 years; son, Harold Arnett of Arlington TX; daughter and son- in- law, Ruth and Donnie Holland of Lubbock TX; 4 granddaughters: Brooke and Brittany of Lubbock ,TX, Lindsey and husband Scott of Ft. Worth, TX, and Lauren of Austin TX, and 4 great grandchildren.

The Family will receive friends from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Sunday, December 17, 2017 at Resthaven Funeral Home.

A Graveside Service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Monday, December 18, 2017 at Resthaven Memorial Park, with a Memorial Service to follow at 2:00 p.m. at Oakwood United Methodist Church.

We appreciate very much the caring staff of UMC in the supportive care unit. In lieu of flowers, suggest donations to the Oakwood United Methodist Church Thursday morning prayer group.

Please visit www.resthavenfuneralhome.com for online tributes.