Elmer James Arnett, 70, 500 E. Mountain View Road, Johnson City, passed away Thursday, December 1, 2011.
A native of Avery County, North Carolina, he was a son of the late Arthur and Virginia Buck Arnett. A former resident of Hampton, he had lived most of his life in Johnson City.
He was a retired Butcher. Mr. Arnett was a Christian.
He was preceded in death by two sisters and three brothers.
Survivors include Two Daughters: Ava Pugh and husband, Jim, Johnson City, and Tracie Phipps, Elizabethton; Two Grandchildren: Jamin Phillips, Elizabethton, and Evan Pugh, Johnson City; Two Brothers: Bobby and Leon Arnett.
It was his wish to be cremated and no services are planned.
Memorial Funeral Chapel, Elizabethton, is in charge.