Aaron D. Arnett
April 13, 1933 ‒ September 30, 2020
MANSFIELD: Aaron D. Arnett passed away Wednesday morning, September 30, 2020 in his home. He was 87.
He was born April 13, 1933 in Salyersville, KY to the late Reb and Mint Arnett. In 1958 he married Betty Gilliam, the love of his life, who preceded him in death in 2016.
Aaron worked many years at the former Crane Plumbing products in Mansfield.
Strong in faith, Aaron was a long-time member of New Beginnings Church on Stiving Road.
Blessed with a knack for fixing things, Aaron had many talents including lawn mower repair and cabinet making. He enjoyed cutting and splitting fire wood, and helping others with tasks. He loved his motorcycle, fishing, camping, and especially spoiling his grandchildren.
He is survived by his children, Jeff (Danielle) Arnett of Crestline, David (Valerie) Arnett of Hendersonville, Tennessee and Vicky Arnett of Mansfield; eight grandchildren, Devin, Jaydan, and Jaycob Arnett, Tiffany Arnett, Tyler Manning, Jessica (Carl) Riehn, Brittany (Junior) McCollum, and David Jr. Arnett; and nine great-grandchildren, with baby McCollum due in January.
In addition to his parents and wife, Aaron was preceded in death by his siblings Cledia, Iona, Ramie, Raleigh and Cecil.
A graveside service will be held Friday, October 2, 2020 at 1 pm in Mansfield Memorial Park. Aaron’s best friend Pastor Glen Phillips and his son Pastor Brian Phillips will officiate.
Donations in honor of Aaron may be made to Southern Care Hospice.
Please visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com to leave a message to the family or view Aaron’s tribute video.
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