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Quincy Albert Arnold
Quincy Albert Arnold Sr., 86, died Nov. 9, 2004, at Wallowa Memorial Hospital.
He was born to Alvin and Cora Arnold in West Jefferson, N.C., in 1918. He married Ettie Virginia Arnold in 1939, who passed away in 1989. They lived in North Carolina before settling in Enterprise.
He served in the Army in 1944, and was in construction as a carpenter until retirement. During retirement he loved building furniture, going to yard sales and getting wood for winter. He also enjoyed sitting on his swing and looking at the mountains while telling jokes.
Survivors include two sons, Quincy Arnold Jr. and his wife Lana of Joseph, and Jones Arnold and his wife Carol of Jonestown, Pa.; and two daughters. Joyce Weidman of Peach Bottom, Pa., and Merinda Jensen and her husband Ron of Enterprise. He is also survived by a sister, Beryl Bumgardner of West Jefferson, N.C.; 11 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and companion Opal Patton.
Three brothers and five sisters preceded him in death.
Services were held on Nov. 15, 2004, with internment at Enterprise Cemetery. Memorial donations can be made to the Wallowa Valley Health Care Foundation, in care of Bollman Funeral Home.
Wallowa County Chieftain, Thursday, November 18, 2004
Quincy Albert Arnold, 86, of Joseph died Nov. 9 at Wallowa Memorial Hospital. Burial was at Enterprise Cemetery.
Mr. Arnold was born in 1918 to Alvin and Cora Arnold in West Jefferson, N.C., and married in 1939. He served in the Army in 1944 and worked as a carpenter until his retirement. He enjoyed building furniture, going to yard sales, cutting firewood, sitting on the swing, looking at the mountains and telling jokes.
Survivors include his companion, Opal Patton; children and their spouses, Quincy Jr. and Lana Arnold of Joseph, Jones and Carol Arnold of Jonestown, Pa., Joyce Weidman of Peach Bottom, Pa., and Merinda and Ron Jensen of Enterprise; a sister, Beryl Bumgardner of West Jefferson; 11 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. His wife, Ettie Virginia Arnold, three brothers and five sisters all died earlier.
Memorials may be made to the hospital foundation in care of Bollman Funeral Home, 315 W. Main St., Enterprise.
La Grande Observer, Obituaries From November 15 – November 20, 2004, Published: November 23, 2004