Charles Arp

Hamilton County

Jr.,Charles Harrison Arp Jr., 86, of Red Bank, passed peacefully into his Saviors arms on Monday, Oct. 10, 2011, at his home.He was born in Lenior City, Tenn., son of the late Martha McElyea and Charles Harrison Arp Sr.Charles was a Veteran of World War II, having served in the U.S. Air Force as navigator of a B-17. He received his doctor of pharmacy at University of Tennessee and was the owner of Arps Pharmacy in Red Bank for 39 years. He was a member of Red Bank Baptist Church since 1952 and a member of the Mens Fellowship Sunday School Class.He was preceded in death by his parents, and two sisters, Louise and Bernise Cusick.Survivors are his wife of 66 years, Margaret (Jenny) Arp; sons, Ronnie (Janie) Arp, of Soddy-Daisy, Barry (Becky) Arp of Hixson, and Alan (Angela) Arp, of Johnson City; five grandchildren, Ronnie Arp, Kaley Mounce, Dr. Nathan Arp, Allison Centamore and Lauren Arp; and nine great-grandchildren.The family will receive friends from 4 until 7 p.m. today, Oct. 12 with a service to follow at 7 p.m. at the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home with Dr. Fred Steelman and Rev. Bill Harvey officiating.Graveside services will be held 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 13, at Hamilton Memorial Gardens.Members of the Mens Fellowship Sunday School Class at Red Bank Baptist Church will serve as honorary pallbearers.Share your memories on line at www.chattanooganorthchapel.com.Arrangements are by Chattanooga Funeral Home Crematory and Florist, North Chapel, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson, TN 37343.

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