Obituary: Charles Richard Arnold


Former banker and longtime local businessman Charles Richard Arnold, 79, of Batesville passed away peacefully in his home May 15, 2020.

He was born Nov. 27, 1940, in Newark, Arkansas to Holman Woods Arnold and Bonnie (Michaels) Arnold.

Charles was a strong, kind hearted member of First United Methodist Church.

He is survived by his loving wife whom he married August 24, 1959, Donna Ruth Arnold; two sons, Charles Patrick Arnold (Tammy) of Batesville, and Judd Parker Arnold (Leeann) of Cabot; four grandchildren, Charles Clinton Arnold of Batesville, Caitlin Roy (Peter) of Jonesboro, Anna Parks Arnold and Eli Thomas Arnold of Cabot; and one great-grandchild, Piper Rose Roy of Jonesboro.

Charles is preceded in death by his parents and an infant brother.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at 2 p.m. at the Roller-Crouch Chapel. Burial will follow at Oaklawn Cemetery.

Visitations will be one hour prior to the service.

Due to the CDC guidelines for COVID-19, there is a maximum of 50 people in the building. You are required to wear a face-covering and social distancing will be observed.

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