Geoffrey Arnold Obituary

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Geoffrey L. Arnold

October 30, 1948 - April 2, 2014
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Geoffrey Lloyd Arnold, 65, of Traverse City, died on April 2, 2014 at Birchwood Nursing Center. Geoff was born in Detroit on October 30, 1948. On May 10, 1986 in New Smyrna Beach, FL, he married Vivian Loretta Miller. Geoff enjoyed playing Plug it in Play TV Games that included Pac-Man, and Scooby Doo. He collected T-shirts, caps, cups, glasses of MI sports teams, and Nascar souvenirs. Geoff loved going to Daytona Beach International Speedway to meet different race car drivers and watch the races. He liked to listen to rock and roll music, and watching the Blue Angels and Thunderbirds, and Christian programs. Geoff volunteered at the...
Geoffrey Lloyd Arnold, 65, of Traverse City, died on April 2, 2014 at Birchwood Nursing Center. Geoff was born in Detroit on October 30, 1948. On May 10, 1986 in New Smyrna Beach, FL, he married Vivian Loretta Miller.

Geoff enjoyed playing Plug it in Play TV Games that included Pac-Man, and Scooby Doo. He collected T-shirts, caps, cups, glasses of MI sports teams, and Nascar souvenirs. Geoff loved going to Daytona Beach International Speedway to meet different race car drivers and watch the races. He liked to listen to rock and roll music, and watching the Blue Angels and Thunderbirds, and Christian programs. Geoff volunteered at the Blue Lake Township Fire Department and Turnbull Fire Department in Smyrna Beach, FL. He won baseball and bowling trophies when he was a child. Geoff enjoyed life very much.

Geoff is survived by his wife of 27 years, Vivian, of Traverse City, sister Geri (Tom) Kartes of Grand Rapids, sister-in-law Kathleen Arnold of Mancelona, nieces Maghan (Brandon) Arnold-Human of Mancelona, Andrea (Jeff) Hoffman of Grand Rapids, Julia (John) Zawacki, Julia (Kendall) Troyer of Watervliet, MI nephew Matthew (Cindy) Hayden of Canada, and many great nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents Guy and Margaret (Young) Arnold, brother Guy L. Arnold, and grandparents.

A memorial service will be held on Monday, April 21, 2014 at 11am, with visitation one hour prior, at The Presbyterian Church in Traverse City. Rev. Dr. William C. Myers will officiate. Memorial contributions may be directed to The Presbyterian Church of Traverse City. Please share your fond memories and condolences at www.CovellFuneralHomes.com. Arrangements have been entrusted to Covell Funeral Home.

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