Arnold R. Colpitts, 85, of Venice, Fla., formerly of Kirkwood, N.Y., died Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013.
Arnold and his wife, Barbara, moved to Venice 47 years ago. He was a member of the VFW, American Legion Post 159 and the Moose Club.
Arnold was predeceased by his wife, Barbara, this year. He is survived by his son, Alan, of Venice, Fla.; daughters, Diane Bryan, of Venice, Fla., and Linda Calderone of North Port, Fla.; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
The family would like to extend its gratitude to Quality Health Care of North Port for its outstanding care for their father.
Services: A Celebration of Life will be held Thursday, Sept. 26, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Ewing Funeral Home, with services at 6:30 p.m.
Contributions: In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to American Cancer Society, 2970 University Parkway, Suite 104, Sarasota FL 34243, or at: Cancer.org.