Joseph Ronnie Arnold, 67, of Jacksonville, Florida, died Friday, August 12, 2011 in Jacksonville, Fla. Mr. Arnold was born Feb. 13, 1944 in Wayne County to the late Joseph Emmett Arnold and the late Verdia Mae Perry Arnold. He was a former resident of Appling County, but had lived in Jacksonville for the last 40 years.
Survivors include two brothers, Johnnie Wayne Arnold of Lafayette and Andrew Carroll Arnold of Robbinsville, N.C. and numerous nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services were held at 4:00 p.m. at Zion Church of God in Appling County with the Rev. Michael Stearrick officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery.
Active pallbearers were C. J. Arnold, Lynn Arnold, Jody Arnold, Gary Leggett, Robby Leggett and Tripp Pearce.
Musical selections were rendered by the Rev. and Mrs. Michael Stearrick and the Rev. Steve Statum.
Arrangements were under the direction of Swain Funeral Home.