Arkie retired from Union Metal Manufacturing following 11 years of employment.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters, Comella Curtis, Luvena Hill and Joyce Mayle.
He is survived by his wife, Helen Mayle, whom he married in 1997; and his step daughter, Susie Louive.
Funeral services will be Tuesday at 3pm in the Reed Funeral Home Canton Chapel. Visitation will be prior to the service from 1-3pm on Tuesday in the funeral home. Those wishing to send condolences or share a fond memory, may sign the Reed On-line Guestbook at www.reedfuneralhome.com.
Reed Funeral Home Canton Chapel