Arnold “Arnie” Jay Feight, 87, of Everett; passed away on Wednesday, May 4, 2022. He was born on August 22, 1934 in Breezewood, PA; the son of the late Elmer and Olive (Peck) Feight. On July 12, 1954 he married the late Betty Jane Bollman in Winchester, VA. She was the love of his life and preceded him in death on November 5, 1990.
He is survived by the following family: a son Rodney J. Feight married to Deborah; daughter Wendy J. Feight, married to Douglas Edmonds; granddaughter Alicia married to Sean Rudnik and grandson Rodney; six great grandchildren, Jonah, Cameron, Gavin, Theo, Calvin and Harrison; sister Sylvia Winck; sisters-in-law Jean Bollman and Leta Feight and many loving nieces and nephews who he adored.
He was preceded in death by siblings: his twin sister Anna May Leidy, Loretta Umholtz; Robert “Jim” D. Feight; Donald Feight; Leonard “Pete” Feight; Reed Feight and Dale Feight; brothers-in-law: James “Jim” Bollman; Dwight Winck; Charles “Chuck” Leidy; sister-in-law Rachel Feight.
He was a member of the Breezewood Community Church and a graduate of Everett Area High School, Class of 1953.
His knowledge and love of cars led him to work at the Breezewood Exxon and Interchange Parts in Everett. He was thrilled to provide service to travelers and celebrities including, Art Monk; Art Rooney and even found and rescued a special four-legged friend that became an important member of the Feight family.
Arnie was the family driving instructor for many young family members and also introduced many of them to the Pittsburgh Pirates. He loved his Pittsburgh Steelers and the phone calls with his daughter following every game. He took pride in his ferns and was a collector of coins. He also loved to spend time on his mower; taking care of his lawn and even driving into town for a fish dinner at Marteen’s.
He was an athlete, back in his younger days he played basketball and in more recent times playing pool noodle ball with his friends at Donahoe Manor. He also cherished time spent back at the family farm in Breezewood.
Friends and family will be received on Saturday, May 14, 2022 from 10:00 A.M. to the hour of service at 11:00 A.M. in the Chapel at Akers Funeral Home with nephews Pastor Andrew Winck and Pastor JR Winck officiating.
Burial will be held privately at Everett Cemetery.
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