Maynard Lowell Arwood


October 4, 2017

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Maynard Lowell Arwood

Maynard Lowell Arwood, 92, passed away Sept.30, 2017, at home in Point of Rocks. Arwood was a resident of Point of Rocks for 36 years, and a former resident of Illinois.

Arwood was born April 6, 1925, in Willow Lake, S.D., the son of Vernon Arwood and Nora Nancy Antrim. He attended schools in Willow Lake, S.D.

Arwood married Helen Rachel Jackson March 1, 1949, in Topeka, Kan. She passed away May 31, 2002, in Rock Springs. He served in the United States Navy during World War II as a first class seaman.

Arwood worked as a millwright at Millwright Local 2834 for six years, and a carpenter and millwright unions for 15 years, he later retired in April of 1987.

He was a member of the Masonic Blue Lodge No. 12 in Rock Springs, Scottish Rite in Lander, Korein Shrine, Rock Springs Local Shrine Club, Mountain Lily No. 10 and Order of Eastern Star.

Survivors include three sons, Michael L. and wife Linda of Machesney Park, Ill., James E. and wife Beckie of Point of Rocks and William C. and wife Julie of Point of Rocks; one daughter, Linda K. Sellers and husband Jack of Cora; one daughter-in-law, JoAnne Arwood of Hudson, Fla .; one sister-in-law, Phillis Arwood of Huron, S.D .; 12 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, and four great-great-grandchildren.

Arwood was preceded in death by his wife Helen R. Jackson Arwood; one son, Timothy S., and one grandson, Bryan F. Sellers.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m., Saturday at the Vase Funeral Chapel at 154 Elk St. in Rock Springs. Military honors and interment will be in the Rest Haven Memorial Gardens. Friends may call at the Vase Funeral Chapel on Friday from 4-6 p.m. and again on Saturday at Vase Funeral Chapel one hour prior to the funeral services.

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