October 10, 1924 ~ June 14, 2012

Born in: Buncombe Co.,
Resided in: Fairview, NC

Charles Eccles Arrowood, 87, of Smith Farm Rd., Fairview, died Thursday, June 14, 2012. A native of Buncombe Co., he was a son of the late Claude and Edna Gilden Arrowood. Mr. Arrowood was a Veteran of the U.S. Army, having served during World War II. He worked for 45 years for Biltmore Dairy Farms, and was a member of Fairview Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Lois Smith Arrowood; children, Kim Bass and her husband, David, Keith Arrowood, Karey Arrowood, Kirby Arrowood, and his wife, Tammy Arrowood; three grandchildren, J.D. Bass, Sarah Arrowood, and Averi Arrowood; and several nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be held at 4:00 p.m. Friday in the Patton Ave. chapel of Groce Funeral Home, with the Rev. Todd Royal officiating. Interment will follow at Pisgah View Memorial Park. His family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

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  1. Lois & Family,
    Our thoughts & prayers are with you & the kids. We are so sorry about Charles. We love you all & will see you tomorrow.

  2. Lois: We were sorry to read about your husband’s death in the newspaper. We will be thinking of you and holding you up in our prayers.

  3. We just wanted to say how sorry we were to hear of Charles passing. Our prayers and condolences to all of his family. Sincerely,

    Sam & Sharon Smart

  4. Lois&Children
    I am so sorry for your loss.I thank you and Charles for all the memories growing up. May Charles be at peace.We will all be together one day.

  5. Lois and family,
    We were so sorry to hear of Charles passing. Please know that you and your family are in our prayers, thoughts, and holding you close in our heart. Mom wanted to come to the service, but couldn’t because she had just had eye surgery. Please let us know if there is ANYTHING we can do to help you.
    Love and prayers,
    Loretta Stewart Higdon & Janet Stewart

  6. Lois, Kim, Kirby, Tammy, JD, Sarah & Averi –

    I am so sorry for your loss. I pray you can find comfort in Jesus. Keep his memory alive in your hearts. May God Bless and keep each of you during this time of sorrow.


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