FORT WORTH -- Alfred Arens, 81, passed away Friday, Jan. 17, 2014.
Graveside services 1 p.m. Wednesday in Greenwood Memorial Park. Visitation 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Greenwood.
Alfred was born on Sept. 23, 1932 in Akron, Ohio to Alfred W. and Ann Arens. He attended high school in Akron, Ohio and then attended the University of Akron. He served in the Navy as a medic on a battleship. His entire career was devoted to the aerospace industry where he worked for Hughes Aircraft, Rocketdyne, and then finished his career at General Dynamics as the Chief of Procurement for the Air Force.
In his private life he enjoyed bowling, golf, and playing cards with his friends at the Vantage in Fort Worth. He was preceded in death by his wife, Flo Arens. Survivors are children, Judy Dowden and husband, Michael, Jeff Arens and wife, Gina, and David Arens and wife, Polly; grandchildren, Aren, Allison, Kevin, Andrea, Amy, and Hank; and several great grandchildren. GREENWOOD CHAPEL, 817-336-0584 View and sign guestbook at www.star-telegram.com/obituaries
Published in Akron Beacon Journal on Jan. 20, 2014