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Melvin Earl Arnold
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Birth: Aug. 1, 1920
Sugar City
Madison County
Idaho, USA
Death: Sep. 9, 2012
Las Vegas
Clark County
Nevada, USA

Melvin Earl Arnold (Mel or Earl) passed away at age 92 on Sunday, September 9, 2012. Mel was born on August 1, 1920, in Sugar City, Idaho, to Melvin Earl Arnold and Sarah Amanda Ingram. Mel graduated from Provo High School in 1937, at 16. He was two years younger than the rest of his graduating class. It was in his senior year that he met the love of his life, Mildred Wyvonna Boyd. They were married on August 28, 1938, in the Boyd family home in Provo, Utah. Later, their marriage was solemnized in the LDS Manti Temple on July 6, 1945. He served in Japan for the U.S. Army during World War II. They moved to Las Vegas in 1946. He was a devoted husband taking care of his wife for many years. Mel worked in the meat business most of his life managing wholesale and retail outlets. His main interests have been music, composing much of his own. He loved horses, owning several over the years in Las Vegas. Mel was a faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He served as Sunday School president for many years and home teacher. In the early 1980's, he and his wife were called to serve a full-time mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Las Vegas Mission. Mel was preceded in death by his wife, Mildred, and siblings, Paul, Robert, and Doris. Mel is survived by his four children, Deryle Boberg (George), Shirley Ahern (John-deceased), M. Earl (Jolene), and Robin (Elizabeth); 13 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and a brother, Lynn, who resides in Salt Lake City. The viewing was held on Saturday, September 15, at the Las Vegas 7th Ward Chapel, 3400 W. Charleston Blvd., Las Vegas. Funeral services followed. Graveside services and burial took place on Monday, September 17, at the Santaquin City Cemetery, 300 South 100 East, Santaquin, Utah. 
Family links: 
  Melvin Earl Arnold (1893 - 1980)
  Sarah Amanda Ingram Arnold (1892 - 1953)
  Mildred Wyvonna Boyd Arnold (1918 - 2011)
  Doris Arnold Claycomb Hill (1915 - 1998)*
  Melvin Earl Arnold (1920 - 2012)
  Paul Smythe Arnold (1923 - 2003)*
  Joseph Lynn Arnold (1926 - 2015)*
  Robert Henry Arnold (1929 - 2003)*
*Calculated relationship
Santaquin City Cemetery
Utah County
Utah, USA
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Record added: Sep 15, 2012
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Melvin Earl Arnold
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Melvin Earl Arnold
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Uncle Earl will always have a very special place in my heart.
- Niece Paulette
 Added: Sep. 22, 2012

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