William Howard Arnett

Published 5:20 pm Tuesday, October 20, 2020

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Bristol, VA – William Howard Arnett, age 70, passed on Sunday, October 18, 2020, in Bristol Regional Medical Center.  Mr. Arnett was a truck driver for 47 years and attended United Bethel Baptist Church.  He is preceded in death by his parents, Howard and Annie Ruth Johnson Arnett; son, Billy Arnett; and sister, Rosella Green.
 He is survived by his wife of 25 years, Mary Ellen Felty Arnett; son, Jonathan Arnett of Roan Mountain, TN; daughters, Miranda (Herman) Wyatt of Johnson City, TN and Julie Ann Street of Elizabethton, TN; stepchildren, Michael Meade of Glade Spring, VA and Tammy Shadley of Bristol, VA; brother, Lester (Bonnie) Arnett of Roan Mountain, TN; sister, Rosemarie Arnett of Elizabethton, TN; eleven grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; mother of his children, Shirley Arnett; and his fur babies, Little E and Boo Boo.
 Visitation with the family will be held 6-8 p.m. Friday, October 23, 2020, in the Main Street Chapel of Farris Funeral Service.  Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home with Pastor Mike Robinson and Rev. Jamie Hill officiating.  Interment will follow in Forest Hills Memory Gardens.
 Those wishing to express sympathy online or send “Hugs from Home” may do so by visiting www.farrisfuneralservice.com.
 The family of William Howard Arnett is in the care of the Main Street Chapel of Farris Funeral Service, 427 East Main Street, Abingdon, VA 24210 (276-623-2700).

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