April 11, 2013

John Thomas “JT” Arp Jr.

Mr. John Thomas “JT” Arp Jr., 55, of Resaca, departed this life Tuesday, April 9, 2013, at his residence surrounded by his loving family.

John was born May 27, 1957, in Copperhill, Tenn., a son of the late J.T. and Bertha (Bell) Arp Sr. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Shirley Helmes, and brother-in-law, Jimmy Gibson.

He is survived by his loving wife of 28 years, Vicky Arp of the residence; daughter and son-in-law, Lashanda and Johnny Callahan of Resaca; sons and daughter-in-law, Chris and Kristen Planzer of Resaca and Jason and Jennifer Planzer of Resaca; grandchildren, Ashley Planzer, Justin Planzer, Logan Callahan, Taylor Planzer, Sydney Planzer, Jada Planzer and Lance Callahan; sisters and brother-in-law, Carolyn Gibson of Chatsworth and Virginia and Danny Hood of Ringgold. He is also survived by special friends, Buddy Parker, Ed Johnson and Donald and Joyce Flowers.

Memorial services to celebrate the life of Mr. John Thomas Arp Jr. will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Ponders Melrose Chapel with Tommy Pratt officiating.  

The family will receive friends at Ponders Melrose Chapel from noon until until the service hour. He will be buried at Whitfield Memorial Gardens.

Arrangements are by Ponders Melrose Chapel, Dalton; (706) 226-4002.


Text Only