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David Arkwood

1941 - 2015

David Roy Arkwood age 74 of Onaway
passed away September 22, 2015 at
McLaren Northern Michigan,

He was born February 12, 1941 in Millersburg
to Royal Milo and Fern (King) Arkwood.

Dave graduated from Onaway High School in 1959. He enlisted in the
United States Navy in June of 1959. On October 18, 1960 he married
JoAnn Caddell in North Charleston, South Carolina. He retired from the
Navy in March of 1978 and returned to Northern Michigan where he took
a job as a school bus driver for the Onaway School District, He retired
from there in 2001, Dave was a past member of the Millersburg VFW Post
as well as the Eagles Club. He was an avid hunter who enjoyed spending
time with his family at camp.

David is survived by:
his loving wife, JoAnn;
son, Donald (Shelly) and
daughter, Kathleen.
6 grandchildren, Danial Arkwood, Scott Gelo, Ashlee Arkwood,
Jessika Arkwood, Cory DePriester and Mathew Arkwood;
5 great grandchildren, Samantha Rohn, Austin Arkwood, Gabrielle Rohn,
Isabella Toton and Joel Brewbaker;
2 sisters, Sally (Paul) Warwick and Joyce (Tom) Nadorozny.

Friends may visit at the Beck Funeral Home on Wednesday from 5:00 until
8:00 p.m. Visitation will resume on Thursday at the Onaway United
Methodist Church from 10:00 a.m. through time of service at 11:00 a.m.
with Pastor Carmen Cook officiating.

Onaway VFW Post 5857 will accord military honors at church immediately
following services.

Interment will follow at Riverside Cemetery in Millersburg.

Memorials may be given to the Onaway United Methodist Church
in memory of David Arkwood.

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