Richard “Dick” Lee Arnett

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Richard “Dick” Lee Arnett, 82, of Shell Knob, passed away on Friday, Nov. 17, 2017.

Survivors include: his wife of 20 years, Lynda; his children, Michelle Bussjaeger of Shell Knob, and Gregory Arnett and his wife Laurie of Gilbert, Ariz.; and five grandchildren. Preceding him in death were his parents, Gordon and Alice Gertrude (Galloway) Arnett and his daughter, Denise.

He was born in West Virginia, and attended West Virginia University where he received his degree in business. He moved to Southern California in the early 1960s, where he attended Pepperdine University. He worked for the Regional Centers, which coordinate services and support for individuals with developmental disabilities. He was also a member of the board of directors of "For The Child", a child abuse center in Long Beach, Calif.

He served in the U.S. Marine Corp. from May 1959, through March 1965, (Semper fi). In 2006, he and his wife moved to Shell Knob.

No services are scheduled at this time.

Cremation arrangements are under direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Shell Kno.

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