Art Tunnecliffe Jr. passed away peacefully at home February 2, 2020.
A memorial service will be held 1:00PM Saturday, February 8, 2020 at Emerald Hills Funeral Home in Kennedale.
Arthur was born October 30, 1930 in Johnstown, Pennsylvania to Art Tunnecliffe and Lena (Wirick) Tunnecliffe. He grew up in South Fork, Pennsylvania where he was an outstanding athlete for the Falcons basketball and football teams.
He was employed by General Telephone Company in Pennsylvania in 1949. He transferred to Denton, Texas in 1979 where he retired in 1991 after forty-two years of service. He is preceded in death by his parents and daughter, Lori Maloch.
Those left to cherish his memories are wife, Patricia Tunnecliffe; daughters, Sherri Michaels, and Wendi Tunnecliffe; sons, Mark Tunnecliffe and Matt Welch; seven grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; sister, Elaine McLaughlin, nieces, nephews, and life long friend Russell Winder.
The family would like to express our sincere appreciation to Dr. Mary Snellings and her staff, Klarus Home Healthcare and Alev Hospice for their compassionate care for Arthur. The family would also like to thank the management staff of Arlington Plaza Retirement Community for the care and concern they have shown to the entire family.