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“Lorene and kids. So sorry for your loss. I wish I'd read the email from John K earlier so I could have come and paid my respects. Bob was a good man...Read More »
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Robert Arnold, 92, of Grain Valley, MO passed away at home, March 25, 2012 surrounded by his family. Visitation will be 6-8pm, Thursday, March 29, 2012 at Floral Hills Funeral Home. Funeral services will be 2pm, Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Floral Hills Memorial Gardens.
Robert was born September 29, 1919 in Kansas City, MO to Robert and Lena Arnold. He graduated from Northeast High School in 1939. He joined the United States Army in October of 1942, serving in the Southern Philippines, New Guinea, and Luzon as a Private First Class. He earned two Bronze Stars, the Good Conduct Medal, and the Bronze Service Arrowhead. On July 7, 1958, he married Lorene Reineck and together, they shared 53 years of marriage. Robert was a former member of Bethany Baptist Church, in Northeast Kansas City. In 1976, he joined Melrose Methodist Church, in Kansas City, MO where he was active in many church functions.
Robert is preceded in death by his parents; brother, Lawrence Arnold; sister, Margaret Lisk and nephew, Kenneth A. Lisk. Survivors include his wife, Lorene Arnold, of Grain Valley, MO; children, Robert D. Arnold, of Raymore, MO; and Elta Arnold, of Lee's Summit, MO; granddaughter, Christina Caraballo and husband, Ulises and their children, Danica and Devin, of Grain Valley, MO; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Preferred Hospice of Missouri, 601 S. 13 Highway, Lexington, MO 64067. Fond memories and condolences for the family may be left at (Arr: D.W. Newcomer's Sons Floral Hills Funeral Home, 7000 Blue Ridge Blvd., K.C., MO 64133, 816-353-1218)