Lee Arwood

Lee Arwood, 66, of rural Wabash, IN, and having family in LaFontaine, IN, died Thursday, May 23, 2019, at 11:20 a.m, at Visiting Nurse & Hospice Home in Fort Wayne.

Mr. Arwood was a 1970 graduate of Peru High School and received his bachelor and master degrees from Ball State University. He was an elementary school teacher, teaching for Wabash City Schools for 39 years. He was a member of the Wabash Friends Church, and was involved with Habitat for Humanity and Blessings in a Backpack. He was a volunteer at the Honeywell Center and was the president of "Merry Maids".

He was born Aug. 31, 1952, in Peru, to Louis and Irene K. Fitzgerald Arwood. He married Beth Ann Bass on Feb. 15, 1991, and she preceded him in death on June 15, 2013.

He is survived by four sons, Kevin (Whitney) Arwood, of Ft. Myer, VA; Brian (Meredith) Arwood, of Peru; Ryan Arwood, of LaFontaine; and Taylor (Abbie) Arwood, of Indianapolis; a daughter, Abbey (Scott Grover) Arwood, of Wabash; two brothers, Bill (Carolyn) Arwood, of Kirtland, OH; and Mark (Jan) Arwood, of Marysville, OH; a sister, Diana Wilson, of Peru; 10 grandchildren, Grant Arwood, Claudia Arwood, Madison Arwood, Elliott Wiles, Reed Wiles, Mollie Grover, Morwen Arwood, Wilhelmina Arwood, Iliana Arwood and Runa Arwood.

Calling is Tuesday, May 28, 2019, from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash. A funeral service will be Wednesday, May 29, 2019, at 10 a.m., with one hour of calling prior,  at Wabash Friends Church, 3563 S. Ind.-13, Wabash, with Brandon Eaton officiating. Burial will be in Mississinewa Cemetery, Wabash.

Memorials are to Blessings in a Backpack.

The memorial guest book may be signed at www.grandstaff-hentgen.com.