Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
October 18, 2011 11:28 am EDT


MANSFIELD — Richard Lee “Dick” Arndt, 81, died Oct. 15, 2011, at MedCentral Hospital, Mansfield.

Born Oct. 12, 1930, in Monterrey Park, Calif., to George Ives and Blanche Marie (Chambers) Arndt Sr. He spent four years with the U.S. Air Force. He had worked more than 36 years with General Motors at the Ontario stamping plant.

Survived by wife, Anita (Smith) Arndt; their sons, Gary Arndt, Rich M. Arndt.; four grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, George Arndt Jr.

The Arndt family will receive friends Friday, 3 to 7 p.m., in the Lexington Avenue Snyder Funeral Home. Visiting continues Saturday from 10 to 11 a.m. in Berean Baptist Church, 2145 Middle Bellville Road, Mansfield, followed by a worship service at 11 a.m. Pastors Jim Berry and Craig Hamm will officiate. Burial will follow in Shauck Cemetery, with military honors by Richland County Joint Veterans Burial Detail. Full obituary and contributions are at

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