Victor Arning Obituary

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Victor Edward Arning

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Arning, Victor E. age 87 of Knoxville passed away Saturday, March 23, 2013 at Tennova Residential Hospice. Mr. Arning was a 1944 graduate of Knoxville High School, where he lettered in 3 years of football, played on the 1943 TN State Championship Team. He also lettered in 2 years of basketball. Victor then joined the United States Air Force Aviation Cadet Program 1944-1945 and served in the Army Reserve 1956-1958 reaching the rank of Captain. He entered the University of Tennessee in 1946 and the University Of Tennessee School Of Law 1946-1949. Victor entered into the insurance business in 1950 and opened Arning...
Arning, Victor E. age 87 of Knoxville
passed away Saturday, March 23,
2013 at Tennova Residential Hospice.
Mr. Arning was a 1944 graduate of
Knoxville High School, where he lettered
in 3 years of football, played on the 1943
TN State Championship Team. He also
lettered in 2 years of basketball. Victor
then joined the United States Air Force
Aviation Cadet Program 1944-1945 and
served in the Army Reserve 1956-1958
reaching the rank of Captain. He entered
the University of Tennessee in 1946 and
the University Of Tennessee School Of
Law 1946-1949. Victor entered into the
insurance business in 1950 and opened
Arning Insurance Agency in 1960-Present,
where through his career he served with
many accomplishments, both in the world
of business as well as the community:
President of the West Knox Optimist Club,
1958 United Fund Budget Committee, 1956
Honor Member of Knox Chamber of Commerce,
1956 Coached Bearden Little League Team,
1956 Bearden High Athletic Council, 1956
Director of Bearden Little League, 1958 Bearden
Babe Ruth League, 1955 President of West
Knoxville Optimist Club, 1958,59 Budget
Committee of Knoxville United Fund, 1963 Board
of Directors of Insurers of Tennessee, 1965 Local
Affairs Committee Knox Chamber of Commerce,
1958-59 President of Insurers of Knoxville, 1964-68
Knoxville City School Board, 1965 Boy Scout
Council, 1966 Board of Directors Tuberculosis
Association, 1970 Board of Directors Sunshine
Shelter, Member of Knoxville Civitan Club 1960-
Present and Board of Directors 1965-75.
Preceded in death by his first wife Katherine (Kat)
McBath Arning, parents Victor E. Arning Sr. and
Margaret Smith Arning Thompson. Survived by his
loving wife Dorothy Mauk Arning, son James
Nicholas "Nic" Arning, daughter Margaret Arning
Pfeifer and son-in-law Thomas S Pfeifer,
grandchildren Thomas S. Pfeifer, Jr. and wife
Pamela, all of Knoxville, Andrew Todd Pfeifer
and wife Callie of Nashville, Katherine Astley
Griffin and husband Mark of Memphis, Caroline
Anne Jacobus and husband Brian of Maryville,
J. Nicholas "Nic" Arning and wife Penney, David
Russell Arning and wife Meg and Mary Katherine
Arning, 11 great-grandchildren, step-sons Rob
Payne and wife Lisa of Knoxville, step-daughter
Randy Jean Poole and husband David. Great
Grandchildren Lindsey, Davis (Ick), Lucy, and
Macy Pfeifer, Griff, Caroline Grace, and Clare
Griffin, Julia and Kate Jacobus, Matthew and
Russell Arning. One niece Kathryn Evans.
Family and friends will meet Tuesday, March
26, 2013 at 2:45pm in the Lynnhurst Cemetery
for a 3pm interment service with Dr. David
Crutchley officiating.

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