Clarence C. “Sonny” Arno, Jr. 82 of Shadyside, Ohio died Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at his home.

He was born November 29, 1936 in Bellaire, Ohio son of the late Clarence C. and Marion E. McConnell Arno, Sr.

Sonny was a retired heavy equipment operator, a member of the Bellaire Christian Church and the Operating Engineers Local. He was a graduate of Bellaire High School, Class of 1955 and a US Army veteran.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Patsy Walters Arno on January 11, 2012 and his sister, Sharon Arno.

Surviving are his children, Robert A. (Robin) Arno of West Chester, Ohio, Stacy Arno of Shadyside, Ohio and his brother, Richard (Phyllis) Arno of Sarasota, Florida. Also five grandchildren, Brett, Logan, Nathan, Jacob and Madison.

Family and friends will be received at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 3900 Central Avenue Shadyside, Ohio on Saturday from 11 a.m. until time of services at 1 p.m. with Pastor Jerry Garloch officiating. Interment in the Holly Memorial Gardens in Pleasant Grove, Ohio.

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