Carlos M. Arroyo, 69, of North Fort Myers, Florida, was called home unexpectedly Saturday evening, February 8, 2014. Born July 9, 1944 in Ponce, Puerto Rico, to Irma and Carlos Arroyo and lived most of his life in Lorain, before moving to SW Florida.
Carlos was a veteran of the U.S. Army and retired from Ford Motor Company in 2001. He was an avid fisherman, freemason and shriner.
He was the loving father to daughters, Carol Arroyo of Cleveland and Michele Eblin of Waycross, Georgia; and a son, Jeffrey Arroyo of Cape Coral, Florida; loving grandfather of eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; survived by several brothers and sisters, Ana Arroyo-Hopper of Columbus, Margaret Gonzalez of Cape Coral, Florida, Zuleick Arroyo of Kissimmee, Florida, Bexsaida Padua of Columbus, Migdalia Malinowski of Cape Coral, Florida, Milagros Arroyo of Kissimmee, Florida, Albert Arroyo of Lorain, Mary Jean Scott of Cape Coral, Florida.
He was preceded in death by his parents; siblings, Zulma Arroyo, William Arroyo, Lillian Arroyo-Henes; and a grandson, Taylor James Eblin.
Memorial service to be held at Tropical Masonic Lodge, 10868 Metro Parkway, Fort Myers, Florida, Saturday, February 22, 2014 from 3 to 6 P.M.