Fred H. (Freddy) Arden Jr., age 71 of Loudon, passed away May 23rd 2018, after a lengthy illness. He was the only son of Fred and Willie Mae Arden. He was preceded in death by brothers-in-law Bon McCown, Jake Chapman and Jimmy Stephens and nephew, Randy Cathey. He is survived by sisters; Stella McCown, Cissy Chapman and Sue Stephens, all of Lenoir City and Helen (Charles) Hall of Vonore; several nephews and one niece; and special great nephew, Jake Tinnel. Also survived by his fur buddy, Thomas the cat. At his request, there will be no visitation or services. Mr. Arden will be buried in the family plot at Steekee Cemetery at a later date. Special thank you to Prestige Assisted Living, Amedysis Hospice and Mr. Joe Mourfield for their love and care. The family requests donations in Fred's memory be made to Loudon County Animal Shelter or the Loudon County Sheriff's Department - DARE program.