October 9, 1952 - April 6, 2022
Mr. William Roosevelt Arnett, Jr. took his angel-filled flight to his heavenly home on April 6, 2022 at the age of 69 years. William affectionately known as “Junebug” was surrounded by his mother Flora Arnett, and close family and friends as he peacefully transitioned. “Junebug” was born October 9, 1952 in Saginaw, Michigan to William and Flora Arnett. William graduated from Saginaw High School,” Class of 1972”. He started his career with General Motors in 1971 and retired after 34 dedicated years. William married Virginia Wills in 1985 and to this union, they raised three sons, Eric Wills, Raphael Arnett and DeAnthony Arnett. William was one of a kind with a very humorous, direct, and kind-hearted personality. William was known as the life of the party. He loved sports, playing the lottery and singing. His favorite singing groups were The Temptations and The Four Tops. He leaves to cherish his memory, his mother, Flora D. Arnett, Saginaw, MI; three sons, Raphael Arnett, Saginaw, DeAnthony Arnett and Eric Wills (Nakeyia) both of Dallas, TX; sisters, Linda D. Taylor, Saginaw and Sharon and Gary (Biggums) Rogers, Columbus, OH; brother, Leopold (Janel) Arnett, Saginaw; six grandchildren and one grandson expected soon; aunts and uncles, Beatrice (Albert) Bond and Joe Hardin both of Saginaw, Mattie Hardin, Florence, AL, James Jackson, Detroit, MI, Lillie Strong, Clinton, MA, and Moses (Gwen) Brewer, Colorado; special nephew, Sam Donald, Saginaw; special friend, Charlie Lawrence, Saginaw; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by his father, Williams Roosevelt Arnett, Sr.; his brother, Johnny Ray Arnett; sister, Izora (Lucille) Ford; brother-in-law, Franklin Ford; grandparents and numerous aunts and uncles. Funeral service will take place at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 16, 2022 at Evans & Browne's Funeral Home, 441 N. Jefferson Ave., Saginaw, MI 48607, Pastor Ernest Reed officiating. Visitation will begin at 9:00 a.m. until time of service.
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