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Edgar Thomas (Ed) Arnett, 81, Summersville, KY (1935-2016)

Mr. Edgar Thomas "Ed" Arnett of Summersville, Kentucky, departed this life on Monday, September 26, 2016 at the University of Louisville Hospital. He was 81 years old.

Visitation is requested from 4pmCT until 8pmCT, Wednesday, September 29, at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home and after 7amCT, Thursday until time of the funeral service.

The funeral services for Mr. Edgar Thomas "Ed" Arnett will be conducted at 11amCT, Thursday, September 29, 2016 at Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home, 206 South Main St., Greensburg, KY, with burial to follow in the Wilson Cemetery. Bro. Mark Lile officiating.

Mr. Edgar Thomas "Ed" Arnett of Summersville, Kentucky, the son of the late Lewis Arnett and Goldie Nelson Arnett, was born on April 3, 1935 in Taylor County. He departed this life on Monday, September 26, 2016 at the University of Louisville Hospital. He was 81 years, 5 months, and 23 days of age.

He had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the Community Baptist Church. He was a lifelong farmer, a mechanic and truck driver.

He is survived by
  • His wife of 57 years, Judy Marr Arnett of Summersville. They united in marriage on December 12, 1958
  • Two daughters and a son-in-law: Lisa and Robert Buck of Campbellsville and Susan Arnett of Summersville
  • Two sons and a daughter-in-law: Tommy Arnett, Chad and Martha Arnett all of Summersville
  • Six grandchildren: Anthony Buck of Colorado, Dylan White, Alex Arnett, Alison Arnett, Autumn Arnett, and Audrey Arnett all of Summersville
  • Four brothers and three sisters-in-law: Clayton and Helen Arnett of Hart County, Woodson Arnett of Green County, Noah and Carol Arnett of Hardyville, and Raymond and Judy Arnett of Green County
  • Five sisters and three brothers-in-law: Virginia Akin, Ruth and Joe Simpson, Nettie Creason, Ruby and Alton Milby all of Green County, Catherine and Bobby Simpson of Central City
  • Mother-in-law: Lottie Marr of Campbellsville
  • Brother-in-law: Barry and Carol Marr of Bowling Green
  • A host of other relatives and friends.
Mr. Arnett was also preceded in death by a sister and three brothers: Martha Edwards, Robert Arnett, Frank Arnett, and Carl Arnett.

Pallbearers: Robert Buck, Barry Marr, B.J. Marr, Derek Marr, Doug Aaron, Anthony Meadows

The family has asked that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the family memorial fund, which can be made at the funeral home.

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