Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX

Obituaries

April 17, 2014

Gary Wayne Arnold

JACKSONVILLE — Memorial services for Gary Wayne Arnold, 68, of Jacksonville, will be Saturday, April 19 at 2 p.m. at Golden Harvest Church of God, in Jacksonville, with Bro. Clifford Taylor officiating.  Mr. Arnold died Thursday, April 3, in Jacksonville.  He was born at home on April 24, 1945 in Grand Prairie, Texas to the late W.J. and Ruth Arnold.

Mr. Arnold was a master carpenter and tremendously enjoyed working with the Texas State Railroad in Rusk.

 He is preceded in death by his wife of 50 years, Letha Mae Arnold.  He is survived by his five children, daughter and son-in-law, Felicia and Bill Mayo of Jacksonville, son, William (Bill) Arnold of Denver, Colorado, daughter, Ruth Smith of Jacksonville, son, Jack Arnold of Jacksonville, and son and daughter-in-law, Wayne and Melissa Arnold of Jacksonville.  He also leaves behind nine grandchildren, Candice Cain, Patricia Johnson, Drew Smith, Shawna Smith, Jeremy Arnold, Alexis Arnold, Mitchell Arnold, Timothy Arnold and Seth Smith, sister, Yvonne Prater of Pasadena, Texas, ten great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

 In lieu of flowers, the family requests any gifts are made to the American Cancer Society.  

 

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