Clarence C. “Sonny” Arno

November 29, 1936 - January 8, 2019

11/29/1936 - 01/08/2019

Past Services

Saturday January 12, 2019
Holly Memorial Gardens
P.O. Box 36
Colerain, OH 43916
740-546-3351 | Directions
Saturday January 12, 2019
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Shadyside Chapel
3900 Central Avenue
Shadyside, Ohio 43947
740-676-4310 | Directions
Saturday January 12, 2019
1:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Shadyside Chapel
3900 Central Avenue
Shadyside, Ohio 43947
740-676-4310 | Directions

Clarence C. “Sonny” Arno, Jr. 82 of Shadyside, Ohio died Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at his home.

He was born November 29, 1936 in Bellaire, Ohio son of the late Clarence C. and Marion E. McConnell Arno, Sr.

Sonny was a retired heavy equipment operator, a member of the Bellaire Christian Church and the Operating Engineers Local. He was a graduate of Bellaire High School, Class of 1955 and a US Army veteran.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Patsy Walters Arno on January 11, 2012 and his sister, Sharon Arno.

Surviving are his children, Robert A. (Robin) Arno of West Chester, Ohio, Stacy Arno of Shadyside, Ohio and his brother, Richard (Phyllis) Arno of Sarasota, Florida. Also five grandchildren, Brett, Logan, Nathan, Jacob and Madison.

Family and friends will be received at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 3900 Central Avenue Shadyside, Ohio on Saturday from 11 am until time of services at 1 pm with Pastor Jerry Garloch officiating. Interment in the Holly Memorial Gardens in Pleasant Grove, Ohio.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Bellaire Christian Church by going to

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Linda Henson/ Roxiean Tester
4 years ago

My mom (Roxiean/ Skip) was cousin to Sonny and myself Linda. What a great guy as was the whole family. Missing all of them.

Jaysen Arno
5 years ago

I will miss your kindness, your tender heart, and the sound of your voice.
Thank you for all you were to me and so many others.

Denise Dunfee
5 years ago

Sonny was a great guy. I knew him through Bellaire Christian Church. My first thought was… Sonny I Picture you smiling next to your beautiful Pat I know how deeply you missed her. Sonny loved his family. He had a strong faith. Beside his many talents as a trustee. I have a fond memory of Sonny coming in my office and telling me how he had gone to the doctors office. He had figured out he could make other people’s days more pleasant. He had been sitting next to someone who was worrying and not very happy. He discovered just by talking to someone he could brighten their day. He was delighted that they stopped and thanked him on their way out. I know Sonny always brightened my day! I will greatly miss him. To the family, I’m sorry for your loss. But know he talked of you often and he had a great love for all of you!

Bob and Corky Palmer
5 years ago

Robert and Stacy, our hearts go out to you today on the loss of your father. He was such a good man and was always proud of you. Sending hugs and love. May you find comfort in knowing so many others loved and respected him!

Kelli Warden
5 years ago

So sorry for the loss of your father Rob.

Chris Watson
5 years ago

Uncle Sonny is finally going to be with his beautiful wife, he’s wanted and waited for this for so long. To Stacy, Robert and the rest of our family my heart breaks for you and I wish I could be there with you but I know he is at peace now and some how I keep hearing Yahtzee dice being rolled on the bar!

Kelly (Morris)Sabetta
5 years ago

My Uncle Sonny was Such A Wonderful Man,I Loved Him Dearly,My Love and Prayers to Stacy and Rob My Beautiful Cousins❣God Bless You Both

Denise & Bill Amici
5 years ago

Deepest sympathy to the family of our dear classmate. Very sad to hear that he
Is no longer with us..God Bless

melissa mills
5 years ago

What a wonderful man. Rest peacefully.

jerry Ault
5 years ago

our condolences to Sonny’s daughter Stacey and son Robert and brother Dickey.
Tom and Jerry Ault