Arnold Lewis Fay

Orting resident Arnold Lewis Fay died Nov. 18, 2015, in Puyallup.

He was born Aug. 18, 1932, in Crookston, Neb., to the late Lewis and Esther (Degten) Fay. He was raised on a farm and graduated from Granger High School in the Yakima Valley. He was a star athlete, lettering in both football and basketball. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. His hobbies included fishing, hunting and tending his garden, especially the roses and dahlias. He was also a fan of the Seattle Mariners and Seahawks.

He is survived by daughter Monna Connell (Tom); sons William Fay (Nancy) and Edward Fay (Pamela); three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

He was preceded by wife Marilyn Ruth Fay on Nov. 3, 2014 and brothers Lewis Fay and Willie Fay.

A funeral service took place Saturday, Nov. 28, at Living Hope Community Church in Bonney Lake and interment was Monday, Nov. 30, at Tahoma National Cemetery in Kent.

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