Rev Thomas Richard “Tommy” Arinder

Rev Thomas Richard “Tommy” Arinder

Birth
Winona, Montgomery County, Mississippi, USA
Death 11 Feb 2013 (aged 70)
Hattiesburg, Forrest County, Mississippi, USA
Burial Vaiden, Carroll County, Mississippi, USA
Memorial ID 104997256 · View Source
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Rev. Tommy Arinder
(October 29, 1942 - February 11, 2013)

Funeral services were held on Thursday, February 14, 2013 at Victory Baptist Church in Bassfield for Rev. Thomas "Tommy" Richard Arinder, who passed away on Monday, February 11 at his home in Hattiesburg surrounded by his family. Interment followed at Vaiden Cemetery in Vaiden, MS. Saulters Moore Funeral Home of Prentiss is in charge of all arrangements. Rev. Donnie McKnight officiated. Pall bearers were Patrick Parker, Richard Dunn, Robert Dunn, Jessie Dunn, Earl Hathorn and Hal Bullock. Honorary pall bearers were the Deacons of Victory Baptist Church.

Rev. Thomas "Tommy" Arinder was born on October 29, 1942 in Winona, MS to Thomas Vester "Shorty" Arinder and Eleanor "Nonnee" Wright Arinder Miles. He attended Vaiden High School graduating in 1960. He went on to earn a Bachelor's degree in Agriculture & Economics from MS State University. He worked for Guaranty Bank & Trust in Belzoni, MS. He received his Masters of Divinity from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary in New Orleans, LA in 1979. He served as pastor of Eastside Baptist Church in Belzoni, MS; Bassfield Baptist Church in Bassfield, MS; Immanuel Baptist Church in Cleveland, MS; Concord Baptist Church in Yazoo City, MS; and Victory Baptist Church in Bassfield, MS. He devoted more than 37 years to sharing the love of Christ to others. In his spare time he could be found on the golf course with family and friends. He loved competing with the Delta Senior Golfers and felt it gave him a unique opportunity to share his faith.

Rev. Arinder is survived by his wife, Patricia Harman Arinder of Hattiesburg; his sons, Tim Arinder (Gretta) of Yazoo City and Tom Arinder of Hattiesburg; his daughter Denise White (Chad) of Hattiesburg. He is also the proud "Papa" of a grandson, Taylor Arinder of Yazoo City and three precious granddaughters: Alayna Arinder of Yazoo City and Avery & Ella White of Hattiesburg.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and his step-father, Dan Miles. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Victory Baptist Church, 6262 N. Williamsburg Rd., Bassfield, MS 39421. Online condolences and a guest registry are available at www.saultersmoorefuneralhome.com.



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Rev. Tommy Arinder

Visitation: Wednesday, February 13, 2013 from 6:00-8:00pm at Victory Baptist Church in Bassfield, MS and Thursday, February 14, 2013 from 10:00 – 11:00 am at the church.

Funeral Service: Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 11:00 am at Victory Baptist Church. Interment will follow at 4:00 pm at Vaiden Cemetery in Vaiden, MS.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Victory Baptist Church, 6262 N. Williamsburg Rd., Bassfield, MS 39421.


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  • Created by: Ron Collins
  • Added: 11 Feb 2013
  • Find a Grave Memorial 104997256
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rev Thomas Richard “Tommy” Arinder (29 Oct 1942–11 Feb 2013), Find a Grave Memorial no. 104997256, citing Vaiden Cemetery, Vaiden, Carroll County, Mississippi, USA ; Maintained by Ron Collins (contributor 14149965) .