Larry Wayne Arnold
October 04, 1964 ‒ September 18, 2006
FREDERICKTOWN: Larry Wayne Arnold, 41, of State Route 314, died Monday, September 18, 2006 following an occupational accident.
He was born October 4, 1964 in Mansfield to Richard H. and Helen L. (McFadon) Arnold, and was graduated from Northmor and Pioneer Vocational Schools.
A lifelong area resident, Larry worked as a truck driver for several local businesses including Beck’s Auto Wrecking, Huntsman Trucking, and Moritz Concrete. Most recently, Larry was employed with the Richland County Engineer’s Office with the Bellville Outpost.
Larry was an avid sportsman, who enjoyed mostly hunting (with his brother Jeff), and fishing. As a member of Buck Masters, he found joy in the hunt, no matter what the season including deer, squirrel, raccoon, and rabbit. Fishing trips up at Lake Erie to Larry were also fun loving days of male bonding with his father and friends. Larry’s spare time was often spent tinkering in the garage, or hanging out with friends and family.
In addition to his mother and father, Larry is survived by his fiancée Dorene Lee of Fredericktown; two brothers and sisters-in-law Jeff and Paula Arnold of Johnsville, Rodney and Toni Arnold of Butler; two sisters and brothers-in-law Sharon and Larry Plew of Ontario, and Melinda and Todd Corwin of Fredericktown; his fiancée’s family including: parents John and Dorothy Lee of Mt. Gilead, a brother and sister-in-law John and Luanne Lee of Cardington, and sister Debra Lee of Mt. Gilead, man’s best friend and his, Daisy, and numerous nieces, nephews, and extended family.
He was preceded in death by paternal grandparents Nay and Merrill Arnold, maternal grandparents Roy and Edith McFadon, and his best friend, whom Larry considered a brother, Greg Steude.
The family will receive friends Thursday, September 21, 2006 from 4-8 pm in the Lexington Avenue Snyder Funeral Home, where the funeral service will be held Friday at 11 am. The Rev. Ken Kinley will officiate, and burial will follow in Shauck Cemetery.
Memorial contributions to the Larry Wayne Arnold Memorial Fund may be made at the funeral home.