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JR Arrowood

January 25, 1962 — December 21, 2023

Mooresboro, NC

JR Arrowood, age 61, of Mooresboro, passed away Thursday, December 21, 2023 at Atrium Health – Cleveland in Shelby.

JR was born Thursday, January 25, 1962 in Rutherford County to the late Ralph Leonard Arrowood and Carolyn McCraw Arrowood. He was a graduate of Chase High School, class of 1980. JR worked as an autobody paint technician for Parks Chevrolet and McCurry-Deck for over twenty-five years. He was an avid fisherman and a member of Trinity Baptist Church. He will be missed dearly by all who knew and loved him.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a niece, Bryce Arrowood.

Those left to treasure his memory include his sons, Dylan Arrowood of Cliffside, Daryn Arrowood (Tyffani) of Beech Mountain, NC and daughter, Lona Arrowood of Spartanburg; brothers, Larry Arrowood (April) of Mooresboro and Jeffery Arrowood (Tammy) of Forest City; sister, Vickie Smith (Larry) of Calabash, NC; ex-wife, Beth Wood of Spartanburg; stepdaughter, Brandy Ruppe; nephews, Josh Arrowood, Tyler Smith, Seth Arrowood; nieces, Carlee Arrowood and Addison Arrowood; eight great nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be conducted at 1:00 pm on Saturday, December 23, 2023 at Rutherford County Memorial Cemetery with Reverend George Whitmire officiating. The family will receive friends immediately following the service at the graveside.


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Service Schedule

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Graveside Service

Saturday, December 23, 2023

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Rutherford County Memorial Cemetery

1743 Chase High Rd, Forest City, NC 28043

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