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Howard Arnold

Cecil "Howard" Arnold, Jr.LaurensCecil "Howard" Arnold, Jr., 67, of 1212 Chestnut Street Ext. passed away Sunday, July 29, 2018, at his home.Born in Laurens, he was a son of the late Cecil Howard Arnold, Sr. and Evelyn Crews Arnold. Howard was of the Baptist faith and made several trips to aid in rebuilding churches in Mississippi after Hurricane Katrina. He was employed by Winn-Dixie for twenty-five years and was the Market Manager for many of those years. He was then employed with and retired from United States Department of Agriculture as a meat inspector. He was in the S.C. National Guard and later the S.C. State Guard. Howard enjoyed spending time with his family, camping, golf, and loved his Clemson Tigers.Surviving are: his wife, Debbie Barnette Arnold of the home; children, Corey Arnold (Jessica), Nikki Stewart (Barrett), and Chris Arnold (Kelly); grandchildren, Rett and Eli Stewart and Ava, Liam and Madi Arnold; sisters, Nancy Burden (Mike) and Gail Coffin; sister-in-law and caregiver, Daisy Arnold; and the family pet, Ginger.In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a brother, Jimmy Arnold.Funeral services will be held 4:30 PM Tuesday, July 31, 2018, at The Kennedy Mortuary Chapel. Visitation will be at Kennedy Mortuary from 3:00 to 4:30 PM before the service.Howard requests that if you are a Tiger fan, please wear Clemson attire or colors.The family will be at the home.Memorials may be made to the American Red Cross, P.O. Box 37839, Boone, IA 50037-0839.The family would like to thank Amedisys Hospice for their loving care of Mr. Arnold.Condolences can be expressed to the family at www.thekennedymortuary.com. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Howard Arnold please visit our Sympathy Store.

Cemetery Details

Cremation

Service

JUL 31. 4:30 PM (EDT)

The Kennedy Mortuary Chapel

606 W. Main St.

Laurens, SC

Visitation

JUL 31. 4:30 PM (EDT)

The Kennedy Mortuary Chapel

606 W. Main St.

Laurens, SC


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