Arnold Shehan of Forest City, passed away at the age of 90. Mr. Shehan was the son of the late Ivie and Bernice Huntley Shehan, and the husband of the late Hazel Fite Shehan.
Arnold loved his family and enjoyed playing bluegrass music. He was talented with the guitar, fiddle, and mandolin. He and his wife Hazel often enjoyed singing gospel songs together. After serving in the United States Army during the Korean War, Arnold attended Kings College.
Left to cherish his memory are his children Debra Chapman; Rita Wall (Greg); Lisa Smith (Jack); and Michael Shehan (Beth); 13 grandchildren, and 8 great grandchildren.
In addition to his parents Arnold was preceded in death by a daughter Vicki Jones; siblings Raleigh Shehan; Steve Shehan; and Pat Owenby; son-in-law Jimmy Chapman.
Services will be held at 2:00PM on Thursday, August 29th 2019 at Bethany Baptist Church, 760 Bethany Baptist Church Rd Forest City, NC 28043 with the Rev. Chris Fox, Rev. Marvin Green, and Rev. Danny Black officiating; Burial will follow in the church cemetery with military honors provided by the Rutherford County Honor Guard.
Crowe's Mortuary and Crematory is serving the family