|Birth: ||Feb. 19, 1921|
|Death: ||Apr. 11, 2009|
Captain Julian Arnold Jr., U.S. Navy, retired, 88, died April 11 at his residence in Claxton. The Fulton County native had lived in Evans County for the past 20 years. He was a 1943 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, and served 24 years in the Navy as a fighter pilot and test pilot. Subsequent to his Navy career, Jay joined Lockheed Aircraft Corporation in Marietta, Georgia, and rose to the position of Director of Safety Assurance and Environmental Affairs. He retired from Lockheed in 1987 after 22 years.
Jay leaves behind his wife of 64 years, Dorothy (Dot) Arnold; one son, Jim Arnold of Claxton; two daughters and sons-in-law, Nancy and Jack Daniel of Surrency and Carol Ann and Dennis Fischer of Claxton; seven grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
A son, Bob Arnold, pre-deceased Jay in 1991.
Services for Jay will take place at J. Mellie NeSmith Funeral Home on Wednesday, April 15 at 11:00 a.m. Burial will be at Glennville Memorial Gardens.
Remembrances may be sent to Ogeechee Area Hospice, P.O. Box 531, Statesboro, Ga. 30458; or Evans Memorial Hospital Foundation, P.O. Box 518, Claxton, Ga., 30417; or First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 546, Claxton, Ga., 30417.
Mellie NeSmith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The Claxton Enterprise
Julian Arnold (1896 - 1967)
Lillian Dake Arnold (1899 - 1968)
Robert Thomas Arnold (1952 - 1991)*
Dozier Peden Arnold (1919 - 2001)*
Julian "Jay" Arnold (1921 - 2009)
Glennville Memorial Gardens
Maintained by: Dottie Gilder
Originally Created by: Mona Hura
Record added: Apr 16, 2009
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