Thomas "Jack" Jackson Arrington

October 19, 1926March 1, 2013

CLEMMONS- Thomas “Jack” Jackson Arrington, 86, of Clemmons passed away Friday, March 1, 2013 at his residence. He has now joined his Father in heaven. He was born October 19, 1926 in Anson County, NC a son of Samuel Houston and Mary Mandy Moss Arrington. He married Patricia Davis on March 30th 1963. They later divorced. He then married Lynda East on February 26, 1996. Also surviving are two children, Wayne (Staci) Arrington of Walnut Cove, Sherry (Greg) Huepper of Concord; three step children, Laura (Ralph) Darnell of Advance, Debbie (Tim) Cook of Winston-Salem, Diana (Quincy) Read of Clover, SC; ten grandchildren; four great grandchildren; one sister-in-law, Nell Arrington of Winston-Salem; and several nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents, four brothers, and three sisters. Jack was a devoted father and husband and an extremely kind and loving man. He was of Baptist faith. Jack was a U.S. Navy Veteran. He loved Bluegrass music and taught himself to play guitar at the age of 13. Jack also played banjo and was in numerous bands throughout his life. He was retired from RJ Reynolds Tobacco Company after 38 years of service. A funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Monday, March 4, 2013 at Frank Volger and Sons Clemmons Chapel in Clemmons. Dr. Cecil Cave will officiate. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Crestview Memorial Park in Rural Hall. Online condolences may be sent to the family at Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.


  • Visitation Sunday, March 3, 2013
  • Funeral Service Monday, March 4, 2013

Thomas "Jack" Jackson Arrington

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Wrendy Davis

March 23, 2013

He was a great man. He loved his children and always came to pick me and my sisters up from school when we were left on the front steps of the school house. If we dialed his number, he came. Thinking of all of you in your time of sorrow. May God heal your hearts and comfort them with his memories.

Wayne Arrington

March 6, 2013

My father will be missed greatly but he left me and my sister and all who met him with great memories that we can cherish for the rest of our lives. Thank you to all that have helped us deal with this We love you all.

Sharon,Carlton,Crystal,Deticia,Samantha,Joshua,Krystopher,Curtis Rucker

March 4, 2013

Our prayers are with you and your family during this time of sorrow. Know that God is always with you,rest in His comfort and you willgain strength.

Thomas Gray Arrington

March 4, 2013

Thinking of you in your time of sorrow.

March 3, 2013

Dear Lynda, Sherry, and Wayne ...your husband and Dad was one of the most caring and loving person we have ever known. Please find peace in that he is in heaven and is no longer suffering. His mind is clear and is seeing his brothers and sisters and his parents once more. We will always miss Uncle Jack..we loved him.
Jerry & Dale Arrington , Todd & Stephanie Arrington, & Charles & Christen A. little

Laura Darnell

March 3, 2013

Papa Jack has been and will always be a true blessing in our family's life. We will all cherish him and all the wonderful memories he left us always. I love you Papa Jack!

Karen F Ashley

March 3, 2013

I'm sorry for your loss Wayne. I remember your dad joining us for lunch several times many, many moons ago... always such a nut! Prayers to you & your family.