Albert George Arendt, age 76, of LaFollette went to be with the Lord on Monday, August 14, 2023, beloved by family and countless friends. He was a member of Alder Springs Baptist Church and did 2 tours of Vietnam with the Navy SEA BEES.  Preceded in death by Parents: Roland and Eleanor Arendt, Brother: Kenneth Arendt, Sister: Ruth Lula.

Survived by:

Wife: Mary Arendt

Daughter: Dayna Heath (Dennis)

Sons: Kenneth Joe Arendt (Jennifer Marie) and J.P. Arendt

Grandchildren: Jessica, Sawyer, Dawson, Logan, Tristan and Delaney

Great-Grandchildren: McKenna, Bentley, Blessing and Loyal

Sister: Joyce Harrell

Other loving extended family.

A private family service to be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a contribution in memory of Albert George Arendt to the Sunshine Palliative Care and Education Gift Fund at the University of Tennessee Medical Center.  Gifts can be made online at or sent to the office of Philanthropy at 2121 Medical Center Way, Suite 110, Knoxville, TN 37920.

Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home

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