Tom Frank Arnett, age 72 of Athens, passed away, Tuesday, December 29, 2020 at Starr Regional Medical Center-Athens.
A native and life-long resident of Athens he was the son of the late James Redden "J.R." and Louise Steed Arnett, and was preceded in death by his sister Joyce Arnett Torbett.
He was of the Methodist faith, owned and operated Arnett Heat and Air for more than 47 years, and was a veteran of the U.S. Army having served during the Vietnam Era.
His wife of 49 years, Pam Arnett;
3 Sons and a daughter-in-law, Eric and Elisha Arnett, Jonathan Arnett and Dustin Arnett all of Athens;
6 grandchildren, Gavin and Austin Arnett, Weslee and Kate Arnett and their mother, Jessyka Hall Finnell, Alison Arnett and her mother Joanne Arnett. Parker Arnett and his mother Kelly Shoemake.
Special friend of the family Jason Finnell;
Several nieces and nephews
The family will receive friends from 4-8 PM Tuesday, January 5, 2021 in the chapel of Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home.
The family would like to express a very special thank you to all of the employees of Arnett Heat and Air for their kindness, helpfullness and dedication. Tom has always considered each one of you as his family. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Cedar Springs United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund 128 County Road 150 Riceville, TN 37370. Those unable to attend may send condolences to www.laycock-hobbs.com/notices/Tom-Arnett. Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home in Athens is in charge of the arrangements.