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John Thomas Arendall

Birthplace: Henrico County, Virginia, United States
Death: December 16, 2012 (95)
Mobile County, Alabama, United States
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Son of Charles Baker Arendall and Kate F Peacock
Husband of Private
Father of Private and Private
Brother of Charles Baker Arendall, Jr.; Edgar Mullins Arendall and Robert Alexander Arendall

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About John Thomas Arendall

ARENDALL John Thomas (J. T.) Arendall Sr. passed away at his home on Sunday, December 16, 2012 at the age of 95. J.T. was born in Richmond, Virginia on September 25, 1917. He moved to Mobile with his parents and brothers in 1924. J.T. was the son of the late Dr. Charles Baker Arendall, pastor of the Dauphin Way Baptist Church from 1924 until 1944, and his wife Kate Peacock Arendall. J.T. is also preceded in death by his brother Charles Baker Arendall and his wife Nan, his brother Dr. Edgar (Ed) Mullins Arendall, and his brother Robert Alexander (Bobby) Arendall and his wife Jean, and his daughter-in-law, Sullins Stuart Arendall. J.T. is survived by his wife of seventy-three years, Ellen Milling Arendall, his son John Thomas (Tom) Arendall Jr., Tom's daughter Sullins Elizabeth (Trey) Walls and their children Kate Sullins Canfield, Wilson Arendall Walls, and Stuart Milling Walls; and Tom's son, John Thomas (Walsh) Arendall III, and their children John Thomas Arendall IV, William Samford Arendall, and Margaret Walsh Arendall. He is also survived by his son Robert James (Jim) Arendall Sr. and his wife Rosalind Sirmon Arendall, their son Robert James (J) (Emily) Arendall Jr., and their daughter Ellen Ann Arendall; their daughter Rosalind deLacy (Lacy) (Bobby) Radcliff, and their children Robert Herndon Radcliff V, Marvin Mostellar (Sonny) Radcliff, James Arendall (Jimbo) Radcliff, and Mary Lacy Radcliff. He is also survived by numerous nephews, nieces, and their children. J. T. attended Old Shell Road Elementary School and Murphy High School, where he was president of the Student Council. A graduate of the University of Richmond in 1938, he was active in campus affairs, serving as a class officer, chairman of the Honor Council, a member of the debate team, and manager of the basketball team. His social fraternity was Kappa Sigma, and, honorary fraternities were Phi Beta Kappa, Omicron Delta Kappa, Tau Kappa Alpha, and Alpha Mu Omicron. J.T. and his brother Bobby owned the Gulf Furniture Stores. He served on the board of directors for the American National Bank (later Regions Bank), Mobile Infirmary, Chamber of Commerce, Better Business Bureau, and several furniture industry organizations. His greatest joy was working with young couples and singles-again at both Dauphin Way Baptist Church and Spring Hill Baptist Church where he served as a deacon and various other capacities. Following a graveside service for the family, a Visitation will be held at Springhill Baptist Church on Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. followed by a Memorial Service at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, it is suggested that memorials be made to the Spring Hill Baptist Church Foundation.

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September 25, 1917
Henrico County, Virginia, United States
December 16, 2012
Age 95
Mobile County, Alabama, United States