BLOUNTVILLE — Mr. Burdette Douglas Arrowood, age 82, passed away Sunday, November 13, 2011, at the Greystone Health Care Center.
Mr. Arrowood was a native of Washington County and son of the late Mr. & Mrs. Floyd Arrowood. In addition to his parents, Mr. Arrowood was also preceded in death by his wife, Myrtle Mae Ragsdale.
He was a member of Cherokee Baptist Church.
Mr. Arrowood was a Veteran of the United States Air Force. He was a Truck Driver for 40 years.
He was a member of the Teamsters Joint Council #83 of Virginia.
Survivors include a step-daughter; four step-sons; a sister and brother-in-law, Ida & Clyde Groover, Virginia; close friends, Joel & Carrie Coggins and family, Jonesborough; several nephews and nieces; and special pet, “Coco.”
Funeral services will be conducted at 7:00 p.m. Thursday, November 17, 2011, at Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Dr. Dwight Hobbs.
The family will receive friends from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Thursday prior to the service.
Interment services will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. Friday, November 18, 2011, at Cherokee Baptist Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Joe Barnes, Quincy Burgess, Shannon Chase and Berry Coggins. Honorary pallbearers will be Joel Coggins and Harold Lloyd.
Condolences may be sent to the Arrowood family online at www.dillow-taylor.com.
Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Jonesborough, 753-3821