Roy Heard Arwood, 65 of Caledonia, MS passed away Friday, August 28, 2009 at Baptist Memorial Hospital – G.T., Columbus, MS.
Visitation was held Monday, August 31, 2009 from 1 to 3 PM at United Pentecostal Church of Caledonia, MS. Funeral Services were held Monday, August 31, 2009 at 3 PM at United Pentecostal Church of Caledonia, MS with Bro. Grant Mitchell officiating and Bro. Bill Hale assisting. Interment was in Vaughn Cemetery, Caledonia, MS with Lowndes Funeral Home, Columbus, MS directing.
Mr. Arwood was born December 26, 1943 in Lake Charles, LA to the late Roy Ernest and Opal Inez Brinson Arwood and was a resident of Columbus, MS for the past two years having moved from Lake Charles, LA. He was a member of the International Union of Operating Engineer, Local #406, enjoyed riding motorcycles, and playing the guitar. Mr. Arwood was a member of United Pentecostal Church of Caledonia, MS.
Mr. Arwood is survived by his son – Cary (Angela) Arwood, Caledonia, MS; daughters – Cheryl (Charles) Lyons, Lake Charles, LA; Brandi (Brian) Stoddard, Houma, LA; brothers – Gary Heard, Tupelo, MS; Dwight Heard, Lake Charles, LA; sisters – Pam Bailey, Lake Charles, LA; Diannah Baumgarten, Lake Charles, LA; Carolyn Hale, Sevierville, TN; and grandchildren – Andrew Arwood, Ashley Arwood, Zac Lyons, Seth Lyons, Byron Stoddard, and Bryce Stoddard.
Pallbearers were family and friends. Honorary pallbearers were members of United Pentecostal Church of Caledonia, MS.
Memorials may be made to United Pentecostal Church of Caledonia, 5850 Cal Kolola Rd., Caledonia, MS 39740.