|Birth: ||Dec. 1, 1921|
|Death: ||Oct. 7, 2006|
RAWLINGS,MARYLAND -- Raymond Luther Arnold, 84, Rawlings, died Saturday, Oct. 7, 2006, at the Lions Center, Cumberland.
Born Dec. 1, 1921, in Red House, he was a son of the late Floyd T. and Mary Katherine (Cooper) Arnold. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Doris Lee (Simpson) Arnold; two grandchildren; three brothers, Bob Arnold, Harold Arnold, and Roy Arnold; and one sister, Mary Katherine Brown.
He was a truck driver for the Local Teamsters 453. He was a former employee of the Celanese Corporation and Morris Motors, and retired from Walter N. Yoder & Sons Inc. During World War II, he served in the U.S. Army 119th Infantry Division and was a prisoner of war captured at the Battle of the Bulge. After being released as a POW, he went back to his unit for the remainder of the war.
Surviving are three daughters, Doris House, Fort Ashby, W.Va., Dorothy Crabtree, Oldtown, and Bella Abe, Cresaptown; one sister, Anna Miller, Oakland; one brother, Floyd Arnold Jr., Oakland; six grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Friends were received at Scarpelli Funeral Home, Cresaptown, where a service was held on Tuesday, Oct. 10, with the Rev. Dr. Merle D. Correll officiating.
Interment was in the Maryland State Veterans Cemetery at Rocky Gap, Flintstone. Graveside military honors were accorded by the Combined Veterans Honor Guard.
The family requests contributions be made to the Lions Center Family Council, 901 Seton Drive, Cumberland, MD 21502.
Published: October 09, 2006
The Cumberland Times-News
ARNOLD, RAYMOND LUTHER
PFC US ARMY
WORLD WAR II
DATE OF BIRTH: 12/01/1921
DATE OF DEATH: 10/07/2006
BURIED AT: SECTION I-3 ROW 5 SITE 12
Doris Lee Simpson Arnold (1922 - 2003)*
Rocky Gap Veterans Cemetery
Plot: SECTION I-3 ROW 5 SITE 12
Created by: Joe Mckenzie
Record added: Nov 28, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 44882868
Added: May. 14, 2010
Added: May. 14, 2010
You are not forgotten, Army Veteran Raymond L. Arnold; Thank you for your service to our country, it was, is and will always be greatly appreciated. May you rest in peace|
Added: Feb. 11, 2012
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