Mr. Freddy Ray (Fred) Arnold age 83 of Morrison, TN, died Friday, May 26, 2017, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN. He was born May 18, 1934, in Nashville, TN, was a retired sales representative with Townecraft Cookware and a member of New Union The Baptist Church. Mr. Arnold was preceded in death by parents W. T. and Ethel Ray Arnold, daughter Sandra Arnold, grandson Michael Beecham, great-grandson Trent Fincher, sisters Ruby Cantrell and Geneva Hale and brother Clifford Arnold.
Survivors include his wife Faye Certain Arnold, children Randall Ray Arnold, Keith Coleman Arnold, Anita Arnold, Bruce (Cerissa) Smith, Vickie (Randy) Wade and Howard E. (Vickie) Smith, brother Vernon (Janice) Arnold, 15 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great grandchildren, nephews Wayne Cantrell and Tommy Hale, and nieces Kathy Baker and Brenda Gay. Other family members and friends also survive.
Funeral service will be at 11:00 A.M. Monday, May 29, 2017, at New Union The Baptist Church. Elder Darrell Cantrell and Bro. Charlie Stanton will officiate. Interment will follow at New Union Cemetery in DeKalb County, TN. The Arnold Family will receive friends Sunday from 1:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. and again Monday from 9:00 A.M. until 10:00 A.M. at the parlors of McMinnville Funeral Home.
McMinnville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.