|Birth: ||Nov. 23, 1919|
Van Buren County
|Death: ||Nov. 20, 2008|
Verle Miller Arnold, 88, of Bloomfield, died Nov. 20, 2008, at the Davis County Hospital Long Term Care Facility in Bloomfield.
He was born Nov. 23, 1919 in Stockport to John B. and Hazel Miller Arnold. He married Peggy Maxwell Dec. 2, 1942 in New York City. She preceded him in death Sept. 9, 2001.He served in the United States Navy during W.W.II. He worked for the Department of Agriculture and Soil Conservation for 34 years, retiring in 1980. He was the manager of the Bloomfield Community Housing from 1980-1990. He was an active member of the Bloomfield United Methodist Church where he held several leadership positions. He was also active in Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts serving many years as Scoutmaster for Troup 92. He received the Boy Scout Silver Beaver Award in 1982. He was a past member of the Rotary Club and was a Paul Harris Fellow. He was a member of the Reed Whisler Post #78 of the American Legion, the Davis County Genealogical and Historical Societies and was a lifetime member of the Soil and Water Conservation Society.He is survived by three sons, John (Judy) Arnold of Centerville, Gene Arnold of Waukee, Dr. Jeffrey (Jan) Arnold of Flint, Mich.; a daughter, Jacque (Jerry) Pirtle of Moberly, Mo.; 12 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; and a brother, Dr. Darrell Arnold.Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 23, 2008 at the Wagler Funeral Home in Bloomfield with Pastor Kevin Gingerich officiating.
Burial with graveside military rites performed by Reed Whisler Post #78 of the American Legion will be in the Miller Chapel Cemetery northeast of Keosauqua.
Published in the Ottumwa Daily Courier from 11/20/2008 - 11/21/2008
John Baldwin Arnold (1894 - 1978)
Hazel M. Miller Arnold (1894 - 1973)
Alice Lucille Maxwell Arnold (1917 - 2001)*
Verle Miller Arnold (1919 - 2008)
Darrel De Hart Arnold (1924 - 2008)*
Millers Chapel Cemetery
Van Buren County
Created by: Flintstone
Record added: Nov 21, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31584627
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