Arnold Michael Parlier, 66, of Granite Falls, passed away at his home on Monday, December 5, 2022.

Arnold was born April 6, 1956 in Avery County to the late Sanford Parlier and Joan Waldecker Parlier. He was a member of Beech Mountain Baptist Church and loved hunting, fishing, and farming; but most of all he loved his family.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brother, Joe Parlier, and daughter Stefani McGuire.

He is survived by his wife, Brenda Keller Parlier; son, Dustin Parlier and girlfriend Leslie Bollinger and her children, Lexi Gragg and Parker Bollinger; step-son, Daniel Coleman; grandchildren, Dagan Parlier, and Bailey Smith; and step-grandchildren, Kaden Coleman and Kiley Coleman. Also surviving are his siblings, Charles Parlier and wife Willa Dean, Sandra Parlier, James Parlier, Linda Biggs and husband Gary, and Jeff Parlier and wife Sondra, sister-in-law, Alice Parlier; and numerous nieces, nephews, great and great-great nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held on Friday, December 9, 2022 at 7:00 PM at Mackie Funeral Service. A graveside service will be held on Saturday, December 10, 2022 at 2:00 PM at Beech Mountain Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends on Friday, December 9, 2022 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Mackie Funeral Service in Granite Falls.

Mackie Funeral Service is assisting the family.