Jack Arnott, 75, Syracuse Lake, Ind., passed away Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, at IU Health Goshen Hospital.
He was born on Nov. 11, 1938, in Nappanee, Ind., to Ralph L. and Vera (Sloat) Arnott. He graduated from Nappanee High School in 1956 and Ball State Teachers College in 1960 (presently Ball State University).
He spent every summer at Syracuse Lake in the cottage his father built in 1941. He had many wonderful memories of life at the lake and his many friends there. Jack retired in 2006 as property manager of Leisure Living in Milford.
He is survived by his wife: Kenlyn (Calbeck) Arnott; sons: Gregory (Kim) Arnott, Fishers, Ind.; Rick (Becky) Arnott, Fishers; granddaughters: Kelly (Mike) Drew; Megan Arnott; Madeline Arnott; grandsons: Michael Arnott; Michael Shew ; and great-grandson: Mason Drew.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother: Philip Arnott; a daughter-in-law: Joanna (Wittman) Arnott; and grandson: Colin Arnott.
He has been cremated and there will be a visitation from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., on Saturday, Feb. 15, at Thompson-Lengacher & Yoder Funeral Home, Nappanee.
In lieu of flowers a donation may be made to Hospice at Goshen Home Care & Hospice, IU Goshen Hospital, 200 High Park Avenue, Goshen, IN 46526.