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Carl Arrington

Carl Edward Arrington, 79, went to be with his heavenly father on June 18, 2022, surrounded by his family.
He was born on Jan. 4, 1943, to the late Carl Metcalf and Mary Townsend Arrington of Fulton.
Carl is survived by his wife, Bonnie; sons, Eric Arrington of Bartlett, Jason (Megan) Arrington of Austin, Texas, and Jarred (Andrea) Dellinger of Rockwall, Texas; five grandchildren; and one great-grandson.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Ruthene Arrington; and his sister, Linda Dacus; along with many friends and relatives.
In 1961 Carl joined the Navy, where he served four years as a pipe-fitter foreman.
After his discharge from the Navy, he worked for Bell South Telephone, Illinois Central Gulf Railroad and Goodyear.
Throughout his life, he was known for his dry sense of humor and his deep love for his family, friends and country.
Carl was a godly man, who was always actively involved in the churches he attended. He served as an Ordained Deacon, maintenance supervisor, choir member and an usher.
Services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, June 20, 2022, at Second Baptist Church in Union City. Mark Ward, Brother Russell Zik and Brother Sam Coleman officiated.
Edmaiston Mosley Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial or honor gift may be made in Carl’s name to St. Jude in Carl’s memory.

Published 6.21.22

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