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Arnold Dempsey

March 15, 1954 — January 14, 2024

Arnold Sampson Dempsey, 69, of Bluefield, WV, passed away Sunday, January 14, 2024 at Roanoke Memorial Hospital. Born March 15, 1954 in Dayton, OH, he was a son of the late Gerald and Mary Brown Poe. He was a lifelong resident of Bluewell, was self-employed and owner of Three D Farms Trucking Company. In addition to his parents, Arnold was preceded in death by his wife, Glenna Joyce Taylor Dempsey; and brother, Cecil Dempsey.

Those left to cherish Arnold’s memory are his daughter, Tonya J. Akers of Bluewell, WV; son, Arnold Dempsey, Jr. of Bluewell, WV; brother, Darrell Poe of Bluewell, WV; grandchildren, George Dempsey of NC, Derick Barlow of Bluefield, WV, Nikita Barlow of Bluefield, WV, Trey Akers, III of Bluefield, WV, Dakota Dempsey of Roanoke, VA, and Madison Akers of Bluefield, WV; Great-Grandchildren, Landon Akers, Taytum Helm, Gage Helm, and August Barlow, all of Bluefield, WV.

Funeral Services will be conducted 11:00 AM Saturday, January 20, 2024 at Cravens-Shires Funeral Home with Rev. Barry Wright officiating. In keeping with Arnold’s wishes, he will be cremated following the service. Inurnment will be at Woodlawn Memorial Park at a later date.

Friends may call on Saturday from 10:00-11:0 0AM at the funeral home. 

Cravens-Shires Funeral Home is serving the Dempsey family.

 

 

 

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