November 17, 1917 ~ March 5, 2005
Resided in: Asheville, NC
ROY ARWOOD Roy Arwood, 87, of 15 Arwood Lane, Asheville, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, March 5, 2005, surrounded by his family. Mr. Arwood was born in Buncombe County and was a son of the late Allison and Etta Crowder Arwood. He was preceded in death by a son, Ronnie and by three brothers, Edwin, Woodrow and Junior. He was a retired carpenter who helped build a number of homes in the Weaverville area, including the first residence built in Woodland Hills. His reputation was for quality craftsmanship built with honesty and integrity. He had a special love for his family, especially his grandchildren, and is survived by his wife of 55 years, Faye Cutshall Arwood; three daughters, Wilma Moore and her husband Jim and Lena Edmonds and her husband Zane of Weaverville and Betty Scott and her husband Allan of Asheville; three sons, Denver Arwood and his wife Darlene of Weaverville, Bobby Arwood and his wife Annette of Rutherford County, and Dewey Arwood of Asheville; sixteen grandchildren and seventeen great-grandchildren. A funeral service will be at 2:00p.m. Tuesday in the Patton Avenue chapel of Groce Funeral Home with the Revs. Larry Sprouse and Ed Davis officiating. Burial will be at Mt. Sheba Baptist Church Cemetery. Pallbearers will be his grandsons, Cameron, Aaron, Darren, Brandon, Travis, Todd and Mathew, and Orville Arwood will serve as an honorary pallbearer. His family will receive friends from 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.