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Gordon Arrington, Jr.

April 30, 1945 ~ June 9, 2021 (age 76)

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McDuffie County

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Mr. Gordon Arrington, Jr., 76, of Thomson, Georgia, entered into rest on June 9, 2021.

Mr. Arrington was born on April 30, 1945, and was a lifelong resident of McDuffie County, and graduated from Thomson High School.  He is the son of the late Gordon Arrington, Sr. and Catherine Finke Arrington.  Mr. Arrington served his Country in the Navy and was the Co-Owner Operator of Arrington Industries.  He was Baptist by faith and a member of Union Baptist Church.  He loved hunting, fishing, anything outdoors, loved working and talking to people and especially loved his family and friends.

Mr. Arrington was preceded in death by his wife, Diane Marie Wickizer Arrington; his parents, Gordon Arrington, Sr. and Catherine Finke Arrington.  His survivors include his sons, Richard Poteet (Tonya) of Appling, Georgia and Michael Scott Arrington of Thomson, Georgia; his brother, Freddy Arrington (Traci) of Thomson, Georgia; his sister, Debbie Arrington Gunn of Warrenton, Georgia; and his grandson, Ricky Poteet.

The family will receive friends at a Visitation to be held on Monday, June 14, 2021 from 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. at Beggs Funeral Home with a Celebration of Life Memorial to follow at 4:00 p.m. at The Beggs Funeral Home Chapel, 799 Cobbham Road, Thomson, Georgia with Rev. Mark Bowers, Officiating.  Please visit to sign the family’s personal guestbook.

You may choose to make memorial contributions to The Alzhiermer’s Association at

Per CDC requirements, the family will be observing social distancing, and masks are requested and appreciated.  Due to the current national health concern, the family would appreciate phone calls, cards, texts, and e-mails.

Beggs Funeral Home, Thomson, Georgia is honored to serve the family of Mr. Gordon Arrington, Jr.


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June 14, 2021

3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Beggs Funeral Home
799 Cobbham Rd.
Thomson, Georgia 30824

Memorial Service
June 14, 2021

4:00 PM
Beggs Funeral Home Chapel
799 Cobbham Rd.
Thomson, Georgia 30824

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