STEPHENVILLE—Memorial services for Stephen Joshua Arndt, 34, of Clyde, formerly of Stephenville, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 5, at Stephenville Church of the Nazarene with Kurt Plaxco officiating. Burial of Stephen’s cremains will follow at 2 p.m. Gardens of Memory Cemetery. Services are under the direction of Stephenville Funeral Home.

Stephen died early Sunday morning, July 30, in an automobile accident near Sweetwater.

Stephen was born in Stephenville to William and Barbara Childress Arndt.  

He graduated from Stephenville High School, Class of 2002.  He married Dianna Celisse Golden on Jan. 21, 2006 in Stephenville.  Stephen lived several years in Arizona and in Taylor County, and the past two years in Clyde. He was a Medevac Helicopter Pilot for Native Air. 

Stephen graduated with a Bachelor of Science from Utah Valley University and a Master of Science from Purdue University. He became a father in 2016 and again in 2017.

Survivors include his wife, Dianna; daughters, Ellie and Zadie; mother, Barbara Arndt of Stephenville; brothers David and wife Liz Arndt of Ohio and Matt and wife Rachel Arndt of Arizona; grandmother, Mary Arndt of California; and eleven nieces and nephews.

Stephen was preceded in death by his father, Bill, on July 21, 1994.

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