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“Buddy will be missed deeply,I had the privilege to take care of him when I worked at the Courtyard.So sry for y'alls loss will be praying for the...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Steohanie Duncan - Central city, KY

“So sorry. Prayers to you all. ”
2 of 7 | Posted by: Renea Kirby-Arnold - KY - Friend

“My early memories are of Uncle Buddy's mother and father. They all lived in Nonell. He and my father grew up around each other. My earliest memories...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Sandra Doss Haynes - Kokomo, IN

“Many great memories from my childhood involve my Uncle Buddy. He will be missed and loved always. - Jon Arnold and family ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: Jon Arnold - Eagleville, TN

“Thoughts & Payers from all of us for all of you. ”
5 of 7 | Posted by: Keenan & Deputies Hopkins County Clerks Office - KY

“Prayers for the family. ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: Jessica Moon - Morgantown, KY

“Paul and Family, Sorry to hear of Buddy's passing. I worked with Buddy at Sinclair U/G for many years. He was a joy to work with. May God comfort...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: ELIZABETH DYKES-BUSH - Louisville, KY

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BREMEN – James Darrell "Buddy" Arnold, 79, of Bremen, died Monday, May 1, 2017, at 9:06AM at Transcendent Healthcare. Buddy was born July 11, 1937, in Muhlenberg County. He was a retired coal miner and spent many years working at the sawmill. Buddy loved to work and enjoyed all his co-workers. He loved fishing, camping, and gardening. He was a member of Church Street General Baptist Church where he served as a Sunday School teacher and a trustee. He spent much of his time reading and studying the Bible. He graduated from Drakesboro High School in 1956. He was also a U.S. Army veteran, proudly serving his country. He was preceded in death by his wife whom he loved dearly, Shirley LeGrand Arnold; his parents, Sherman and Hester Arnold; and brothers Charles Arnold and Billy Arnold.

He is survived by his son, Jimmy (Angie) Arnold of Morgantown; daughters Jacqueline (Robert) Conners of Oak Lawn, Illinois, Debbie (James Dale) Harris of Bremen, and Becky (Sid) Rose of Bremen; Larry Jr. (Marlene) Tooley of Pikeville; grandchildren Silas, Eliza, and Isaiah Arnold, Jacob Conners, Josh (Heather) Harris, Brittney (Davin) Revelett, Ashlyn (Joe) Eubanks, and Collin, Isaac, and Eli Rose; great-grandchildren Lilli and Gunnar Revelett, Addie and Taylor Harris, and Sydney Jo Eubanks; brothers Paul (Sue Ellen) Arnold and David (Priscilla) Arnold; and sisters Alma Johnson, Ruby Newton, and Lois Arnold.

Funeral services will be Thursday, May 4, 2017, at 2:00PM at Tucker Funeral Home in Central City, with Bro. Danny Greene officiating. Burial in Rose Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday after 10:00AM at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at