Raymond Lee Arnold, 90 years of age, died Tuesday November 22, 2011 at the Highland Regional Medical Center in Sebring, Florida. Ray was born August 27th, 1921 in Lanesville, IN to the late E.G. and Minnie Kreiger Arnold. He was the founder in 1959 of the Raymond L. Arnold Painting Company and owned and operated the company along with his son Mike until his retirement in 1988. Currently the company is operated and run by his grandson Micah B. Arnold. Raymond was the widower of Mary Jane Hardin Arnold, a member of the DePauw Lodge #338 and New Albany Lodge #37 F. & A. M., and a lifetime member of the International Brotherhood of Painters and Allied Trades. Raymond was preceded in death by a grandson Mark Thompson.
Daughter: Judy L. Thompson (Tom) New Albany, IN
Son: Mike R. Arnold (Shirley) New Albany, IN
Five Grandchildren: Angela Thompson-Loesch (Andrew), Jennifer Arnold, Stephanie Arnold-Breger (Douglas), Micah B. Arnold (Mary), and Nathaniel Thompson
Seven Great-Grandchildren: Savannah, Garreth, Kaden, Chase, Callie, Tristan, & Isabella.
One Great-Great Grandchild: Caleb
Brother: Harold Arnold New Albany, IN
Visitation will be from 12:00 pm ~ 8:00 pm Tuesday and after 8:00 am Wednesday at Kraft Funeral Service, 708 E. Spring Street, New Albany, Indiana. Funeral Service will be 2:00 pm Wednesday in the Kraft Spring Street Chapel with burial to follow at Kraft-GracelandMemorialPark. Online condolences may be made at www.kraftfuneralservice.net.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to: W.H.A.S. Crusade for Children.