June 7, 1943 - March 17, 2021
Arnold Lee Sowards, Sr of North Judson IN passed away March, 17 2021 at 9:04 pm in LaPorte, IN. He was born June 7, 1943 in Fort Blackmore, VA to Calvin Sowards, Sr & Loreane (Bennett) Sowards. He was retired from Norfolk & Southern Railroad and had served in the U.S. Army. On March, 27, 2012 he married Donna Kay (Minix-Wood) McClellan. He is survived by his wife Donna. Children: Arnold Lee (Jannell) Sowards, Jr. of LaPorte, IN Sandra "Sandy" John Landford of Hyde, PA Michael (Amanda) Sowards of Shepherdsville, KY Step-children: Tommy (Sheri) McClellan of North Judson IN Charles (Tricia) Wood, Jr of Lowell, IN Michael (Rachelle) Wood of Pensacola, FL Doug (Rabecca) Wood of New Braunfels, TX Henry Wood of North Judson, IN Samantha (Jeff) Angeledes of LaPorte, IN Sharon (Wendell) White, Christy (Ted) Weist, and David Miller-all of North Judson, IN Siblings: Willis Sowards of Segoville, TX Janice Warren of Clearwater, FL Juanita Overbee of Valpo, IN Grand Children Brandon Sowards(Bailey Lawson)Paige Sowards Collin Sowards Haleigh Sowards Andrea (Daniel) Barr Carly Langford (Fiance) Shane McCreadie Zachery Sowards Faith Lindsey Sierra Kohn Kristen Weist Kevin Williams Kelly Williams Stephanie Yocum Stephen Wood Michael Perry Dylan (Jordon) Perry Great Grand Children Carson Hefner Deegan Westphal Bentley Sowards Declan Barr Jaxton McCreadie Madilynn Wood Lincoln Lindsey Camilla Lindsey He was preceded in death by his parents, His First Wife, Betty (Minix) Sowards His Daughter, Sue Williams Siblings- Calvin Sowards, Jr. Guy Sowards, Cecil Sowards, Shirley Sowards, Charlotte Allie and infant sister JoAnn Sowards. Arnold loved the Lord and all his family and friends. He always said “A stranger is just a friend he hadn’t met yet”. He loved to work in his yard and in his younger days he enjoyed racing cars at Shady Hill, LaPaz, South Bend and Plymouth. He is, and will forever be, deeply loved and missed by all who knew him. Graveside services will be at 1pm Central time at Highland Cemetery, North Judson, IN., Tuesday March 23, 2021.
Arnold Lee Sowards, Sr of North Judson IN passed away March, 17 2021 at 9:04 pm in LaPorte, IN. He was born June 7, 1943 in Fort Blackmore, VA to Calvin Sowards, Sr & Loreane (Bennett) Sowards. He was retired from Norfolk & Southern Railroad... View Obituary & Service Information
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