Donald Ray Arnold

A memorial service for Mr. Donald Ray Arnold, age 69, will be held at 2:00 pm, Saturday, December 28, 2019, at the Salem Baptist Church in Plain Dealing, LA.

Mr. Arnold was born on May 27, 1950 to Leo and Olene Hood Arnold in Nashville, AR and passed away on Thursday, December 26, 2019 in Plain Dealing, LA. He worked for Hope public schools in general maintenance. He enjoyed grilling, even belonging to a competition cook-off team, was a member of the Springhill Farmer’s market, and working on small engines. Above all else, he was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. He was a quiet, gentle person with a wonderful sense of humor, and was a friend to many people.

He is survived by his wife of 18 years, Frances Adams Arnold of Plain Dealing, LA; son, Matthew Arnold (Dena) of McCaskill, AR; daughter, Donna (Jim) Greene of Longview, TX; granddaughter, Destiney Greene; two grandsons, Dakota Greene, and Seth Arnold.

Mr. Arnold was preceded in death by his parents, and sister, Carolyn Yocom.

Honorary pallbearers will be Tommy Adams, John Adams, Billy Adams, Zach Glascock, Andy Jackson, Joe McCarty, Mike McGee, and Odell Cason.

The family of Mr. Arnold would like to give special thanks to the Willis Knighton Cancer Center, Dr. McDonald, Dr. Katz, and the WK Cancer Center nursing staff.

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