Born Dec. 28, 1928, in Senath, son of the late Goldie and Birdie Arrant, he was a U.S. Marine veteran.
Survivors include two daughters, Glenda Badgley and husband, Thomas, of Davison, Mich., and Janice Beck, of Rector, Ark.; one brother, Perry Arrant, of Rector; one sister, Mattie Horn and husband, Jim, of Memphis, Tenn.; five grandchildren, Brad Tinnin, Valorie LeFevre, Jason, Chad and Angela Beck, and five great-grandchildren, Alyssa and Amanda Tinnin, Jacob and Ashton Beck and Adam LeFevre.
He was preceded in death by one brother, Raymond Arrant; two sisters, Dottie Chaffey and Thelma Meade and a son-in-law, Wesley Beck.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today, Tuesday, Nov. 8, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Senath.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9, at the McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel with family members officiating.
Burial will follow at the Cardwell Cemetery in Cardwell, Mo.
Pallbearers are Tom Badgley, Richard and Brad Tinnin, Jason and Chad Beck and Brad LeFevre.