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Clyde Raymond Arndt

Visitation:
Wednesday, January 23, 2008 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Waters Funeral Chapel in Vandalia, Missouri.
Service:

Thursday, January 24, 2008 at 10:00 a.m. at Waters Funeral Chapel, 500 S. Main Street, Vandalia, Missouri 63382.
Officiating will be: Rev. Roger Thomas.
Music provided by: selected favorite hymns.
Interment will be in the Evergreen Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Vandalia, Missouri.
Pallbearers: Andy Richards, Blake Dorsey, Bobby Johnson, Mike Arndt, Kevin Arndt and Ron Worthley. Honorary pallbearers: Alan Robertson, Darrel Harris, Richard Donaldson, Brad Sawyer and Jim Carlen..

Clyde Raymond Arndt passed away at 6:59 p.m. on Monday, January 21, 2008 at the Hannibal Regional Hospital. Raymond spent his childhood years in Hannibal where he attended and graduated from the Hannibal School District. He often told the story of being baptized three times; once in a creek, then at the Methodist Church in Hannibal and a final time at the Farber Christian Church, where he served as an elder. Raymond was a World War II veteran and worked in various occupations throughout his life. He was employed by NARCO Refractories in Farber for 32 years prior to his retirement. He made Farber his home for many years where he organized and led a Boy Scout Troop and coached a Little League ball team for several years. After retirement, Raymond and Louise moved to their farm south of Hunnewell where he spent 20 years enjoying his favorite hobbies of hunting and fishing. His spare time was spent at a camp on the Mississippi River where he was a commercial and recreational fisherman. Raymond enjoyed life to the fullest and was a kid at heart.

Born: August 13, 1920 in Hannibal, Missouri the son of William August and Mary Ethel (Rummons) Arndt.

Married: Dorothy Louise Webb on May 28, 1941 in Hannibal; she survives at the home.

Survivors include: wife, Louise of Vandalia, Missouri; one son: William "Bill" and wife, Sondra Arndt of Vandalia, Missouri; one daughter: Mary and husband, Freddie Richards of Vandalia; six grandchildren: Lisa and husband Bobby Johnson of Vandalia; Casey and husband, Blake Dorsey of Vandalia; Andy Richards of Vandalia; Penny and husband, Ron Worthley of Columbia, Missouri; Mike and wife, Tracie Arndt of Hunnewell; Kevin and wife, Kristen Arndt of Center, Missouri; 11 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

Preceded in death by: parents; three brothers, Andrew Arndt, Forest Arndt and Walter Arndt; one son, Darrell Arndt who died April 6, 1999.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are encouraged to the donor's choice.


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