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Fred Parkis Arrington
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Birth: 1928
Virginia, USA
Death: Jan. 23, 2011
Bristol
Sullivan County
Tennessee, USA

Fred Parkis Arrington, age 82, died Jan. 23, 2011, at Bristol Regional Medical Center in Bristol Tennessee. He was a member of Belle Meadows Baptist Church. Fred loved singing in the choir and he loved his Lord. He was born in Wilder, Va., and graduated from Cleveland High School where he played basketball. Always loving basketball, he enjoyed seeing his favorite team, Duke University, play on television. He started Fred Arrington Trucking Company in 1948, where he worked as a truck driver/owner for 50 years before retiring and leaving the business to his son. He was a sergeant in the Army, serving in Japan after World War II. A patriotic man, he had great respect for and loved his country. He loved singing anytime, anywhere and had been the church song leader in years past. He loved to tell "tales" and had an "old saying" for every situation. He dearly loved his family and will be greatly missed by his family and friends. Fred P. was what he liked to be called. He was preceded in death by his son, Kenneth Lee Arrington; his mother, Gay Owens Arrington; his father, Robert Luther Arrington; and his sister, Geraldine Arrington Sproles. He is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Katherine Wilson Arrington; two sons, Fred Allen Arrington and daughter-in-law, Ronna McReynolds Arrington, Robert Bryan Arrington and daughter-in-law, Denise Morgan Arrington; three daughters, Gail Arrington Barker and son-in-law, David Barker, Kathy Arrington Monk and son-in-law, William Monk, Loretta Arrington Evans and son-in-law, Russell Evans; grandchildren, Christopher Arrington, Jonathan Arrington, Chelsea Arrington, Kelly Arrington, Bethany Barker, Jason Monk, Travis Monk, Nathan Evans, Rachel Evans, Morgan Arrington and Bryan Arrington. Spouses of grandchildren are Priscilla Monk, Kaitlin Dodi-Monk and Melanie Lashinsky. great-grandchildren, Jason's daughter, Emily, Travis's son, Grayson, Jonathan's daughters, Madison and McKenzie. Burial was in Temple Hill Cemetery in Castlewood, Virginia. (Published in Bristol Herald Courier from January 24 to January 26, 2011). 
 
Burial:
Temple Hill Memorial Park
Castlewood
Russell County
Virginia, USA
 
Created by: sam sproles
Record added: Jan 27, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 64770246
Fred Parkis Arrington
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