Richard George Arnold, a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend, 65, passed away on April 1, 2012. He was a native of Mallard and a resident of Rockville, VA.
George was preceded in death by his parents, Jay and Olga Arnold.
He is survived by his devoted wife, Nancy Arnold of Rockville, VA; his brothers, Thomas Arnold and wife Jean Marie, and David Arnold and wife Mary; his children Jeffery Arnold, Crisanne Arnold, Susanne Arnold and Jennifer Arnold; his step-children, Shannon and Kristina Murphy, Joan-na Murphy, Scott Murphy, and Jessica and Matthew Cox; his grandchildren, Kayla, Drew, Maverick, Dylan and Jayden.
A very talented musician, George was a two-time inductee to The Iowa Rock 'n Roll Music Hall of Fame (2004 and 2010). George never met a stranger and touched many with his infectious smile. He cherished his wife, family and friends. He was a beacon of love, laughter and music, and will forever play on in our hearts.
May God bless and give him peace.
A Memorial Celebration will be held for George on Sunday, June 3, at 3 p.m. at the Emmetsburg VFW Hall, 3205 Main Street.