James Lee Mornout (Arnett) Jr., affectionately known by all as simply Jimmy of Warsaw, Indiana passed away at 4:00 a.m. on Wednesday, November 30, 2022 at Mason Health and Rehabilitation in Warsaw at the age of 60.
He was born on August 19, 1962 in Lafayette, Indiana. Jimmy was dearly loved by his parents, Faye A. (Savoldi) Arnett and Oliver Arnett. He always had a smile to share, loved going to Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Warsaw with his family where he enjoyed being a member of Friends of Jesus Class at Sacred Heart. Jimmy learned so much from the Cardinal Center in Warsaw and made many friends there over the years. He especially loved participating in the Special Olympics. He was able to work in the community at Othy and Wildman Business Group as well as several other businesses. Jimmy was always eager to help and was a great hard worker. He was proud to be a member of the Knights of Columbus where he was a fourth degree knight. He always had a great time volunteering his serving skills passing out fish at the many Knights of Columbus fish fry's over the years. He had the biggest heart and absolutely loved his doggies. He was a wonderful son, brother, uncle and cousin who will be missed by those fortunate enough to have loved and befriended him.
He leaves behind his mother, Faye Arnett (Warsaw, IN); brother, Craig (Jody) Arnett (Warsaw, IN); three Sisters, Doris Kay (Roger) Ousley (Hernando, MS); Melody (Richard) Shock (Warsaw, IN); Kim (Todd) Galbraith (Goshen, IN); many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his father, Oliver Arnett, and two nephews, Aaron and Darrell.
Visitation will be held from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 4, 2022 at Redpath-Fruth Funeral Home, 225 Argonne Road, Warsaw, Indiana.
Jimmy’s life will be celebrated with a funeral mass at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, December 5, 2022 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 125 N. Harrison Street, Warsaw, Indiana and officiated by Father Jonathan Norton. There will also be an hour of visitation prior to the service at the church from 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. A graveside service will follow at Oakwood Cemetery of Warsaw.
Memorial donations may be directed to ProMedica Hospice, 2720 Dupont Commerce Ct #210, Fort Wayne, IN 46825; or to the Animal Welfare League of Kosciusko County, 1048 S. 325 W., Pierceton, IN 46562.