In memory of
Arnett, Claude 11/27/1932 - 11/24/2019 Las Vegas, NV formerly of Chelsea, MI Age 86, passed away peacefully at his home on Sunday, November 24, 2019 surrounded by family. He was born in Howard Branch, Magoffin County, Kentucky, the son of Mort and Bessie (Shepherd) Arnett, a twin and the youngest of thirteen siblings. Claude moved to Michigan and worked for Federal Screw, and then moved to the Chrysler Proving Grounds in Chelsea, where he retired after 45 years. He also sold Kirby vacuums, sold automobiles at GA Sales & Service, played in a number of bands including the Circle C Ranch Boys from Jackson, MI and The Foggy Mountain Ramblers from Prestonsburg, KY. He moved to Las Vegas in 2005. Claude married Kathleen Ann (Eschelbach) Arnett and was married for over 50 years, before Kathleen passed on April 22, 2005. He is survived by his children, Brian (Gail) Arnett and Jeanine (David) Frey, granddaughter, Kristyn Frey, and special person, Marie Domini Agtual. He was preceded in death by his parents, and all of his siblings: Queen, Lee, Joe, Clay, Clyde, Clark, Maggie, Minnie, Sarah, Charity, Bonnie, and Grace. The family will receive friends at the Staffan-Mitchell Funeral Home on Monday, December 9, 2019 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Funeral services will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 11:00 a.m., with visitation from 10-11 a.m., with Pastor Anthony Dickerson officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery. Luncheon will follow at UAW Hall Local 1284, 2795 M-52, Chelsea. Expressions of sympathy may be made to American Cancer Society, St. Jude Children's Hospital, or Brightstar Care (Home Care) of Las Vegas, Nevada.
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