Paul J. Arnett, 68, Milford, joined his heavenly father at 1:02 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 23, 2019, at Goshen Hospital after a brief but courageous battle with cancer. He was born on April 15, 1951, in Prestonsburg, Ky. to Corbin and Minerva (Hackworth) Arnett.
He graduated in 1969 from Warsaw Community High School and lived most of his life in the Claypool, Warsaw, and Milford areas. He was married on Oct. 26, 1994 in Maui, Hawaii to Janet K. (Wall) Anderson who survives. He was employed at Warsaw Foundry as a Maintenance Supervisor for the past 17 years, formerly worked at Dalton Foundry in Warsaw for 23 years, and was the former owner and operator of Arnett’s Body Shop in Claypool.
He is survived by his wife: Janet Arnett, Milford; daughter, Amber (John) Petro, Warsaw; step-son, Christopher (Megan) Anderson, Columbia City; grandson, Brody (Kristen Shoemaker) Baldridge, Warsaw; step-grandson, Brigham Anderson; great-grandson, Preston Shoemaker Baldridge; step-great-granddaughter, Brooklyn Shoemaker; seven sisters: Nancy (Will) Bentley, Warsaw; Phyllis Sue Johnson, Warsaw; Joyce Hamman, Huntington; Debbie (Rick) Carter, Warsaw; Sandy (Ruben) Rose, Warsaw; Patty (Denward) Johnson, Weise, W. Va.; Kathy Kemberly, Bloomington; five brothers: Clyde (Becky) Arnett, Warsaw; Carl Arnett, Pierceton; Greg (Donna) Arnett, Warsaw; Rick (Laura) Arnett, Warsaw; Tim Arnett, Plymouth.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, Cleo Nine and Mildred Arnett, and brother, Claude Arnett.
Visitation will be from 2-6 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 29, at Owen Family Funeral Home, 1001 S. Huntington St, Syracuse. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 30, at the Syracuse Cemetery with Pastor Rick Broulette officiating.
Preferred memorials may be given to Juvenile Diabetes Indiana Chapter, 10401 N. Meridian St # 150, Indianapolis, IN 46290. To send condolences to the family in memory of Paul Arnett, please visit www.owenfamilyfuneralhome.com