Anthony Arnst

Obituary of Anthony Arnst

Anthony “Tony” Arnst passed away in Zion, IL February 18, 2021. Tony was born June 7, 1988 in fort Sill, Oklahoma. He was a 2006 graduate of Zion-Benton Township High School. He married the love of his life Kelly Moore January 18, 2018 in Mexico surround by family and friends. Since Tony was a little boy, he worked alongside his father Lyle in the family’s business, Arnst Roofing, eventually taking over the business. Tony enjoyed sprint car races, fishing, all kinds of sports and spending time with his friends. He had a passionate and fearless moto, which made him strong in so many facets of life. His greatest joy was his three beautiful girls, Rylie, Cora and Chelsea. He was the proudest dad. He was loved by many and will be missed by many. Tony is survived by his loving wife, Kelly; three daughters, Rylie, Cora and Chelsea; father, Lyle (Adel) Arnst; mother, Melanie (Kevin) Helmick; brothers, Matt and Sam; grandparents, Jack and Sharlin Arnst, Jim and Dorothy Heck. He is preceded in death by his grandfather, Jerry Stingley. A celebration of life will be private for the family. Please visit the online guest book at
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