In Memoriam : Theron Arnold

Theron Arnold Theron Edward Arnold - age: 69
(July 27, 1947 to June 01, 2017 )
Resident of Benton, Illinois

Visitation Information:
11:00 a.m. Saturday, June 10, 2017
Whittington Church
Whittington, Illinois 62897

5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Friday, June9, 2017
Whittington Church
Whittington, Illinois 62897

Mt. Pleasant Cemetery
Marion, Illinois

Theron E. "Eddie" Arnold, age 69, of Benton, passed away Thursday, June 1, 2017 at his home.

Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, June 10, 2017 at the Whittington Church with Rev. Mark Minor officiating. Burial will be in the Mount Pleasant Cemetery, East of Marion, IL. Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Friday evening at the Whittington Church.

Arrangements are through the Leffler Funeral Home of Benton.

Eddie was born on July 27, 1947 in Van Nuys, CA, the son of Theron Eugene Arnold and Helen (Culbertson) Arnold. He married the former Bobbie Marie Little on July 20, 1964 and she survives.

Mr. Arnold was a service manager/pest control technician having worked with Terminix and Tabor Pest Control both of Benton.

He was a member of the Whittington Church. He enjoyed fishing and doing yard work.

He is survived by his loving wife of 52 years Bobbie Marie Arnold of Benton; a daughter Neva Zinzilieta and husband Scott of Benton; a son Robert Edward Arnold and wife Marissa of U.S. Military based in South Korea; four grandchildren: David Zinzilieta, Bethany Zinzilieta, Marie Arnold and Marjorie Arnold; a great-granddaughter Gracie Hakes; three brothers: Larry Arnold and wife Lois of Evansville, IN, Martin Arnold and wife Carol of Sumner, IL, Timothy Arnold and wife Marlene of KY; and several nieces and nephews.

Mr. Arnold was preceded in death by his parents.

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Bobbi, we are so sorry to hear of your loss. We are keeping you and your family in our thoughts and prayers.

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