Earnard ‘Ernie’ Joel Arnold, 69, of Hosford, Florida, passed away Wednesday, August 13, 2014, in Tallahassee, Florida.
He was born July 6, 1945, to John Thomas and Claudia Iola (White) Arnold. ‘Ernie’ was a lifelong resident of Hosford and worked for Liberty County Road Department as a heavy equipment operator for many years. He was an outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting and fishing.
Preceding him in death were his parents; his brother, Tom Bernard Arnold; and his sister, Lettie Langdale.
Survivors include two sisters, Jeanette Smith and her husband, Charles, of Tallahassee, and Martha Ingram of Bristol, Florida; and many nieces, nephews, and other extended family.
A graveside service will be held at 10:30 a.m. ET, Saturday, August 16, in Wesleyan Chapel Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 p.m. ET, Friday, August 15, at Adams Funeral Home in Bristol.
Adams Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements (phone 674-5449). You may offer the family online condolences at adamsfh.com. [Full Story »]
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