William F. Arnold, 86, of Victoria passed away on Saturday, January 12, 2013. He was born on August 22, 1926 in Austin, TX to the late Jesse M. Arnold and Mary Ardella Milam Arnold. William was a retired Brick Mason and a member of the Baptist Temple Church. He proudly served his country during WW II in the U. S. Army.
Survivors include his daughters, Jean Krebs, of Victoria and Vicki Schirmer, of Sheriden, TX; son, Keith Arnold, of Midlothian, TX; sister, Beverly Arnold, of Austin; 5 grandchildren, Kelley Ashley, and Karie, Jeremy, Kevin and Kyle Arnold (Nickie) and 2 great grandchildren, Hunter and Olivia.
Preceded in death by parents, wife, Dorothy J. Arnold, sister; Jessie Lee Glosson and brother, Eugene Arnold.
A visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at Colonial Funeral Home from 9 to 10 am, followed by the funeral service at 10 am with Rev. J. V. Helms officiating. A private burial will follow. The family will gather at Baptist Temple Church for a time of food and fellowship.
Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.colonialfuneralhomevictoria.com