Mr. James Eugene "Gene" Arwood Sr., age 81, of Fultondale, AL, was called home by his Lord and Savior, after an extended illness, on Wednesday, March 6th, 2019.
Mr. Arwood was preceded in death by his parents; Sonny Arwood and Beck Humphrey. He is survived by his best friend and loving wife of 30 years; Patricia Arwood, six children; Sonya Smith, James Eugene Arwood Jr., Malynda Arwood, April Pastorius, Matthew Arwood, and Jeffrey Horn, nine grandchildren, eleven great-grandchildren, six sisters; Debbie, Freida, Shelia, Bonita, Anita, and Marsha Mitchell of Burnsville, NC, and one brother; Loren Humphrey of Encinitas, CA
Mr. Arwood was former member of the American Legion post 225 in Fultondale, AL and proudly served his country in the United States Marine Corps. He will be fondly remembered by his family as a loving father and a man who was always willing to lend a helping hand.