Ryan Burton Arrowood
January 21, 1995 – December 22, 2005Ryan Burton Arrowood, 9, of Battlement Mesa, passed away because of an injury sustained in an automobile accident on Dec. 22 in Casa Grande, Ariz.A memorial service will take place at noon Friday, Dec. 31, at Crown Peak Baptist Church in Battlement Mesa with Pastor Rick Van Vleet officiating.Ryan was born to Robert Burton Arrowood and Barbara Ann Arrowood in Spencer, Iowa. Ryan attended Bea Underwood Elementary School in Battlement Mesa. Ryan enjoyed school, soccer, and especially being with his family and friends.Ryan was preceded in death by his father, Robert Burton Arrowood, on March 25, 2004. He was also preceded in death by his grandparents.Ryan is survived by his mother, Barbara Arrowood, of Battlement Mesa; his sister, Nicole Arrowood, of Battlement Mesa; and his brothers, Brandon Swartzendruber, of Grand Junction, and Jerod Arrowood and family, of Rifle. He is also survived by his aunt and uncle, Linda and Bill McKinley and his cousin Elli McKinley, of Glenwood Springs; his aunt Penny Lidman, Debby and Jerry Marlow, and Leanne Arrowood, all of Spencer, Iowa; and many, many great-aunts and -uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.Memorial contributions can be made to any Alpine Bank in the name of Ryan Arrowood. Martin Mortuary in Grand Junction is in charge of funeral arrangements.Memorial contributions can be made to any Alpine Bank in the name of Ryan Arrowood. Martin Mortuary in Grand Junction is in charge of funeral arrangements.
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