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Homer William Arnold
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Birth: Mar. 11, 1898
Adams County
Indiana, USA
Death: Jan. 7, 1990
Adams County
Indiana, USA

Decatur Daily Democrat
Adams County, Indiana
Monday, Jan 8, 1990

Homer W. Arnold, 91, route 2, Decatur, died at 8:30 p.m. Sunday in Adams County Memorial Hospital. He was born in Adams County on March 11, 1898 to William and Anna Hower Arnold. He married Luly Byerly on March 15, 1919; she died May 31, 1976. He married Lela Schlickman Arnold on August 19, 1980; she survives.

He was a lifelong Adams County resident, a prominent retired Kirkland Township farmer, and a former partner and manager of Decatur Ready Mix from 1952-72. He was active in many agricultural programs and was a life member of the Adams County Farm Bureau.

He was a member of St. Mark's United Methodist Church, of which he was a former trustee, and was a Sunday school teacher. Mr. Arnold was instrumental in organization of the Adams Central school district, serving on its first school board.

Other survivors include five sons: Stanley D. Arnold, route 6, Decatur; Eugene B. Arnold, route 4, Decatur; Don H. Arnold, Milford, Ind.; Bill L. Arnold, route 5, Wabash; and Homer Junior Arnold of Berne; three stepsons, Darrel Arnold, route 2, Decatur; Jim E. Arnold, route 4, Decatur and Harold Arnold, Monroe; one brother, Vernon Arnold of Benson, Ariz.; two sisters, Mary Arnold and Mrs. True (Elsie) Andrews, both of Decatur; 19 grandchildren; 10 step-grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; 17 step-great-grandchildren; one step great-great-granddaughter.

One daughter, one sister, one brother and one great-grandson are deceased.

Funeral services are at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Mark's United Methodist Church, Revs. James S. Hook and Norman Replogle officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Dale Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Duane Arnold, Phil Arnold, Alan Arnold, Ned Arnold, Michael Arnold, Kerry Arnold, Jeff Shady and Larry Tom. Visiting hours are 2-9 p.m. Tuesday at Haggard & Armes Funeral Home and at the church from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Wednesday. Preferred memorials to St. Mark's church or Pleasant Dale Church of the Brethren. 
 
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 Parents:
  William Franklin Arnold (1873 - 1926)
  Anna M Hower Arnold (1875 - 1900)
 
 Spouse:
  Lulu Byerly Arnold (1900 - 1976)
 
 Children:
  Stanley D. Arnold (1920 - 2010)*
  Eugene Byerly Arnold (1921 - 2001)*
  Don H. Arnold (1924 - 2013)*
  Homer Junior Arnold (1931 - 2014)*
 
 Siblings:
  Homer William Arnold (1898 - 1990)
  Mary Mae Arnold Arnold (1900 - 1993)*
  Elsie M. Arnold Andrews (1902 - 1995)**
  Vernon Leland Arnold (1903 - 1991)**
  Glennys C. Arnold Schindler (1905 - 1984)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Pleasant Dale Cemetery
Decatur
Adams County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: JC
Record added: Aug 12, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56978772
Homer William Arnold
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