ARNOLD, Ray E., 79, of Alliance, and formerly of Minerva, died Thursday, June 14, 2012, in Oakhill Manor.
He was born April 20, 1957, in Empire, Ohio, to Frank and Eska (Ferguson) Arnold.
He retired from Republic Steel after 30 years of service. He is a U.S. Army Air Corp veteran of the Korean War.
He is survived by his wife, Marilyn "Marlin" (Keller) Arnold, whom he married April 26, 1933; daughter, Vicky Sargent of Anchorage, Alaska; sister, Ella Mae Wilson; three grandchildren, Victor (Stephanie) Sargent, Andrew and Anna Sargent; two great-grandchildren, Hailey and Aeva Sargent; and several nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by a son, Van Arnold, in 2011; sister, Mary Lou Wilkin, and a brother, Wayne Arnold.
Funeral services will be Monday at 1 p.m. in the Gotschall-Hutchison Funeral Home in Minerva with the Rev. Harley Wheeler officiating. Burial will be in Liberty Cemetery. Calling hours will be Sunday 2-4 p.m. in the funeral home. Those wishing to send condolences may sign the register at www.gotschalfuneralhome.com