Bruce Arrendale, age 82 of Clarkesville, passed away July 28, 2022.
Born in the Batesville Community on February 20, 1940, Bruce was the son of the late William “Tal” and Dallie Nichols Arrendale. Bruce was a carpenter but mostly enjoyed his second-hand store business where he would buy, sale and trade on anything. He had a love for automobiles, no matter if it was fixing them, watching them race, or even going to admire them at a car show. In addition to his parents, Mr. Arrendale is preceded in death by daughters Angie Arrendale and Tammy Sue Arrendale, brothers Dale, Bill, Bob and Clifford “Bud” Arrendale, and sister Helen Thompson.
Survivors include sons Frankie Arrendale of Barnesville and Robbie Arrendale (Angie) of Stockbridge, daughter Scarlett Arrendale Smith of Clarkesville, brother William Arrendale of Clarkesville, sisters Betty Hand of Loganville and Peggy Painter (David) of Homer, 9 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren, lifelong best friend Elmer Yancey of Jefferson, and a host of extended family and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 3:00 PM, Tuesday, August 2, 2022at Hillside Memorial Chapel with Rev. Chip Cranford officiating. Interment will follow the service in Providence Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home prior to the service on Tuesday from 1-3 PM.
An online guestbook is available and may be viewed at HillsideMemorialChapel.com.
Funeral arrangements by Hillside Memorial Chapel & Gardens, Clarkesville. 706-754-6256.