Michael Edward Arrington, of Rome, Georgia, went to be with the Lord on October 2, 2021, after a courageous battle with Alzheimer’s disease. Mike was born October 1, 1945, in Fayetteville, Arkansas. He was the son of Eugene Hoyle Arrington and Mary Walker Arrington.
Mike had many childhood adventures at The University of Arkansas Peach Experiment Station where his family lived and his father served as director. He graduated from Nashville High School in Nashville, Arkansas in 1963. He attended the University of Arkansas where he received undergraduate (1967), Masters (1970), and PhD Degrees (1983) all in history.