Arnold Begley


DOTHAN, Ala. - Arnold "Arnie" Begley, a resident of Dothan, died Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012, at his residence. He was 70.

He was born April 9, 1942, in Dry Hill, Ky, and proudly served in the U.S. Marine Corps. He took great pride in his ability to perform exceptional body work on cars. He had a love of cars and trains and was known by his family and friends as being very generous to everyone he met.

Survivors include two sons, Shane Begley and Chad (Kris) Lantow; four brothers, Paul (Ruby) Begley of Gray, Ky., Jim (Jean) Begley of Titusville, Fla., Dave (Linda) Begley of Payne and Bruce "Butch" (Janet) Begley, Cape Canaveral, Fla.; two sisters, Mildred "Mick" (Gene) Shoenauer and Dianne Farling, both of Payne; three grandchildren, Sarah, Kaitlin and Thomas Lantow and a dear friend, companion and caregiver, Martha Prescott.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Martha; a stepdaughter, Gena Lantow; his parents, Julius and Esther Begley; a brother, Michael Lynn "Pink" Begley; and four sisters, Coteal Lee, Lorene Gordon, Barbara Guyton and Bernadyne Rodgers.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, at Antwerp Bethel Church in Antwerp with Pastor Max Begley officiating. A dinner will follow.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Southern Care Hospice, 2576 Montgomery Highway, Suite 2, Dothan AL 36303.

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