Cory Gene Arndell of Claypool, Indiana passed away at 6:40 a.m. on Friday, January 10, 2020 at Parkview Randallia Hospital in Fort Wayne, Indiana at the age of 39.
He was born on May 23, 1980 in Evansville, Indiana to Diana Lynn (Pearcy) Scherzer and Kelly Gene Arndell.
Cory was a 1998 graduate of Tippecanoe Valley High School in Akron, Indiana. He attended I.P.F.W. in Fort Wayne for one year. He grew up in Kosciusko County, Indiana and throughout his life he worked as a chef at various restaurants until his retirement due to illness. Cory will be remembered for being an amazing artist, for his adventurous heart, his kind spirit, and that he never met a stranger. He was dearly loved by his family and they were by his side while his tired body said good-bye. He loved life and he especially loved his family. In his short life he left a lasting impression on the hearts of his family and friends.
He will be lovingly remembered by his mother and stepfather: Diana Lynn and Gene Scherzer (Claypool, Indiana); father: Kelly Gene Arndell (California); two brothers: Adam Arndell (Warsaw, Indiana); Ryan (Chelsea) Scherzer (Noblesville, Indiana); and his sister: Megan (Nate) Wills (Anderson, Indiana). Cory also leaves behind his three sons: Austin Arndell (North Manchester, Indiana); Lennon Hale (Fort Wayne, Indiana); Carter Arndell (Fort Wayne, Indiana); three daughters: Akayla Day (Fort Wayne, Indiana); Lily Arndell (St. Augustine, Florida); Averie Arndell (Fort Wayne, Indiana); three step-sons: Corben Zelt (St. Augustine, Florida); Kareem Kubisty (Fort Wayne, Indiana); and Kamron Mitchell (Fort Wayne, Indiana). He was preceded in death by his grandparents.
Friends and family are invited to celebrate Cory’s life with a memorial service at 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at Redpath-Fruth Funeral Home, 225 Argonne Road, Warsaw, Indiana and officiated by Pastor Denny Wilson. Private burial will take place at a later date at Oakwood Cemetery of Warsaw, Indiana.
Memorial donations may be directed to Our Father’s House, 2114 E. Winona Avenue, Warsaw, Indiana 46580 and would be appreciated by the family.
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