George A. Arnold, 84, of Bethel Township, died Wednesday, December 18, 2019, in Our Family Personal Care Home, Ford City.
Born July 10, 1935, in Ford City, he was a son of the Frank and Mildred (Bertsche) Arnold.
A veteran of the United States Air Force, he served during the Korean Conflict. George was employed as a coal miner, and was a member of the UMWA.
Mr. Arnold was a parishioner of Christ, Prince of Peace Parish, Ford City. He enjoyed cutting grass and playing with his dog, "Sammi".
He is survived by his wife, Lillian (Plazak) Arnold of Vandergrift; three daughters, Barbara Arnold of Apollo, Pamela (David) Campbell of Ford City, and Joanne (Jack) Carroll of Earlysville, VA; five grandchildren, Leslie (Jon) Hill, Bethany (Brad) Croyle, Melanie Campbell, Zoe Carroll, and Kali Jo Carroll; and two great-grandchildren, Penny Croyle and Colby Hill.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his twin brother, Frank Arnold, Jr., sister, Hope Acre.
Friends will be welcomed from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., Friday, in the Welch Funeral Home, 1032 Fourth Ave., Ford City, where a blessing service will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, with Father Alan Grote officiating. Interment will follow in St. Catherine Cemetery, Leechburg. To send an online condolence, please visit www.welchfh.com.
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