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Mark Alan Arena

Born:            Sunday, 11th of February 1951
Died:            Friday, 9th of February 2018
Interred:       Wednesday, 14th of February 2018


   Mark Arena 66, of Imperial, Missouri, passed away Friday, February 9, 2018 at his home. He was born February 11, 1951 in St. Louis, Missouri, the son of the late Helen "Joann" (nee Bentley) and Joseph Charles Arena.
   He is survived by his children Scott A. (Allissa) Gall of Arnold, Missouri and their daughter Shelby Lee Gall, Amanda Dawn (Darrin) Phillips of Festus, Missouri, Amy Jo (Michael) Huff of Valles Mines, Missouri and their children Aaron, Elizabeth and Emily Huff, Joseph C. Arena of S. St. Louis Co., Missouri and his son Jude Arena, and Cindy (Timothy) Pyles of Piedmont, Missouri and their children Damian and Dimitri Pyles, Haillee and Shawnna Sallee, and Kaidance Arena Pyles; sisters Cindy (the late Stan) Tyner of Cedar Hill, Missouri, and Jodi (Thomas) Pate of Cedar Hill.
   In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his brother Joseph Arena.
   He was a U.S. Navy Veteran; an automobile mechanic for George Kordsmeier Ford in Festus and retired from Dobbs Tire and Auto in St. Louis, Missouri; and a member of the American Legion.
   Visitation 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at Vinyard Hillcrest Funeral Home in Pevely, Missouri. Funeral services 10:00 A.M. Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at the funeral home, officiated by Minister Derek Gray of Tabernacle Baptist Church in Piedmont. Interment with full military honors in Shepherd Hills Cemetery in Barnhart, Missouri. Memorials in his memory are preferred to the Wounded Warrior Project or any organization to assist veterans.

St. Louis, Missouri
Imperial, Missouri
Shepherd Hills Cemetery, Barnhart, Missouri