James “Chris” C. Arney

May 24, 1983 - September 7, 2016

James “Chris” Christopher Arney, 33, a Cape Coral, FL resident since October 2015, formerly of Dallas, TX passed away Wednesday, September 7, 2016 in Cape Coral. He was born May 24, 1983 in Oceanside, CA.

James was a member of Wounded Warriors. He was first and foremost a devoted and proud father and husband. His children and wife were in his own words his “world” and he loved them deeply and effortlessly. He served 7 years active duty in the U.S. Army, and served two tours in Iraq as a Human Intelligence Collector. He was two semesters away from completing his bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from Florida International University. He enjoyed playing video games, watching movies, cooking, telling jokes and kayaking. He will always be remembered for his unconditional love, dedication and silly jokes and will be deeply missed by his loved ones. In his daughter’s (Eliza – 7 years old) own words, “I miss Daddy because he was always there for me.”

He is survived by his beloved wife, Alexandra Arney of Cape Coral; father, James “Jim” Arney of TX; mother and step father, Debbie and James “Jim” DeVasure of AL; two children, Eliza and Evan Arney of Cape Coral; sisters, Audrey Howard (Caleb) of Mobile, AL and Heather Smith (Corey) of Skipperville, AL; grandfather, Herbert Eaton of NY; as well as mother in law, Luz Gomez of Cape Coral.

Private services are being held.

Friends are invited to send condolences via the on-line guest book which can be found at www.MullinsMemorial.com.

Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.

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