Lewis Lethaniel Arnette

November 12, 2019

Lewis Lethaniel Arnette, age 68, died on November 5, 2019, surrounded by his family at his home in Molino, Florida.

Lewis was born June 16, 1951, in Pensacola, Florida. He was a resident of Cantonment and Molino for most of his life. He served in the Army National Guard from 1971 to 1978, and retired from CSX Railroad, where he worked in the engineering department for 34 years. Lewis was a loving husband, supportive father and grandpa as well as an amazing friend. He will be greatly missed by so many. He actively served at Victory Assembly of God, Harvest Christian Center and Molino Worship Center throughout his life. He was an avid hunter and fisherman who loved the outdoors and was a part of the Baggett Creek Hunting club for over 20 years where he also served on their board. He was also a member of the Alabama Dog Hunters Association and the National Rifle Association.

He is survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Brenda Arnette; two children, Kelli and Chad Arnette; mother, Carrie Thames; five grandchildren, Ariell (Josh) Ussery, Jake Stewart, Chayton Willis, Chase Arnette, and Jackson Arnette; two great-grandchildren, Lydia and Isaac Ussery; his brother, Buddy Arnette (Jennifer); sister, Brenda King; and many other nephews, nieces and close friends.

Pallbearers were Jimmy Kelly, Kenny Norton, Kent Thaxton, Taylor Gray, Ronnie Pritchett, and Glenn Dreadin.

The family would like to extend their deepest gratitude to the care team at Covenant Hospice, and many, many thanks to all of their family and friends who helped the past few weeks with their care and support.

Funeral services were held Sunday, November 10, 2019, at Faith Chapel Funeral Home North with Bro. Fred Stallworth officiating.

Burial was at Harvest Christian Center Cemetery.

Faith Chapel Funeral Home North is entrusted with arrangements.


One Response to “Lewis Lethaniel Arnette”

  1. 429SCJ on November 17th, 2019 7:40 am

    I remember Lewis from the neighborhood growing up. Back years ago, first through twelfth grade rode the bus together and I remember Lewis always had a smile on his face. I think that I was about nine or ten back then and Lewis was about sixteen or seventeen and us younger kids looked up to him. I remember him also from his parents service station, he would be working after school and was always pleasant and polite with his customers. I remember when Lewis joined the Army, we were excited for him and concerned because of the Vietnam War.

    Lewis was an all around good guy, the kind that you would be proud if your sister were dating him.

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