Alton, IL


Arthur “Wes” W. Arnold, Jr

Arthur “Wes” W. Arnold, Jr, 80, passed away at 4:15 am, February 12, 2018 at his residence, with his family by his side.

He was born on June 10, 1937 in Alton, IL. He was the son of Arthur Arnold, Sr and Opal (Hawkins) Arnold. Both have proceeded him in death.

He married Kathryn (Moss) Arnold on August 19, 1961in Rosewood Heights, IL, she preceded him in death.

Wes was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, especially his grandchildren. Wes enjoyed going to Florida with his wife, loved his job and computer. He also liked to tinker in his garage with his tools.

He is survived by two daughters and their spouses: Lisa (Brian) Stillwell of Bethalto, IL, Suzanne (Chris) Andrews of Mitchell, IL, four grandchildren: Taylor Stillwell, Derrick Bell (Ashley Atnip), Chris Andrews, Jr., Alexandra Fortado; a sister, Cynthia (Darrell) May of Brighton; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, sisters-in-law and many friends.

In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by one son: Daniel Arnold.

In celebration of his life visitation will be from 4 pm to 7 pm, Thursday, February 15, 2018 at Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home in Alton. Funeral Service will be Friday, February 16, 2018 at 10 am at the funeral home, with Pastor Terry McKinzie, officiating.

Burial will follow at Rose Lawn Memory Gardens, in Bethalto, IL.

Memorials may be directed to BJC Hospice

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