Arnold, Edward Wallace
Edward Wallace Arnold, age 71 of Chambersburg, Pa. and formerly of Dubin, Virginia born August 5, 1948 in Pulaski, Virginia passed away Friday April 17, 2020 after a short illness at SSM Health St. Clair Hospital ICU in Fenton, St. Louis, Missouri. His death was not related to the coronavirus as he was tested and the results were negative.
Edward had been a long haul truck driver for 44 years and had recently been employed by Crete Carrier Corp. for the past 24 years. His wife Esther Mae Ditzler Arnold had been riding with him for the past 10 years.
He was predeceased by his parents Deck Dillon Arnold and Maggie Gladys Turney Arnold, his brother Claude “Mac” Arnold, his infant brother Samuel Houston Arnold, his infant sister Mittie Ellen Arnold, his grandsons Adam Wayne Deweese and Collin Wesley Deweese, his ex-wife and mother of his children Rose Mary Barnett Tabor.
He is survived by his wife Esther Mae Ditzler Arnold of Chambersburg, Pa., daughters Mary Ann Arnold Deweese (Chuck) of Dublin, Va., Daisy Mae Arnold Clemons (Thomas) of Narrows, Va., Dorsey Lynn Arnold of Chambersburg, Pa., his son Eddie Wayne Arnold of Hiwassee, Va., stepson Travis Berrier of Chambersburg, Pa., his brothers Charles Lee Arnold (Jean) of Rocky Mount, N.C., Larry Thomas Arnold (Lindsey) of Rural Retreat, Va., William “Bill” Otis Arnold (Pattie) of Advance, N.C., sisters Annie Lois Lyons (James) of Dublin, Va., Sarah Mae Arnold Martin of Draper, Va., Debra Darlene Arnold of Dublin, Va. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Thomas Michael Clemons, Hunter Matthew Clemons, Hannah Nevaeh Faith Clemons, Christina Horton, Kelly Horton, Ben Deweese, Darin Deweese, Michael Clemons, Thomas Clemons, Kyle Arnold, Isabelle Arnold, Anna Marie Arnold, Katona Collins, Kimberly Collins, step grand daughter Kaitlyn Berrier and great grandson Zachary Drain. Many nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews and great great nieces and nephews.
His body was cremated and there will be a Memorial Service at a later date.