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“Jeff and family our deepest sympathy do out to you all. May God give you comfort during this time. ”
1 of 10 | Posted by: Kevin and Sandra Willoughby - KY

“My wrong was told by Sis Nancy that not Paul om live stream that he had been on bed rest a couple of years. I know that Paul was there at Drakesboro...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: DAVID ADLER - BROWNSBURG, IN

“We are so sorry to hear about the loss of Paul. We are grateful for having known him as he was friendly, kind, had a great sense of humor and enjoyed...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Harold & Janet Baggett - FL

“Sue Ellen, we are so sorry for your loss. Heaven has a new face! Sorry we couldn't come to show our love and respect for Paul and you! Jerry has had...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Doris and Jerry Knight - KY

“Aunt Susie,I was sad to learn of your recent loss. I have many fond memories of Uncle Paul and will always cherish the time spent visiting in...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Sarah Laster - Vernon Hills, IL

“Aunt Sue, Jeff,Uncle Paul's passing is truly saddening. While he has not been well for some time, losing someone so special is never easy. Paul is...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Bud Newton - Rockport, IN

“Sue Ellen So sorry. Paul was a good friend and will always be remembered. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. ...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Shirley Harrison - Smyrna, TN

“Sue Ellen, I am so sorry for your loss. ”
8 of 10 | Posted by: Barbara Revlett - Bremen, KY

“Sue Ellen and Jeff, So sorry to here of your loss. My heart goes out to each of you. Jeff, I know how you feel. Daddy has been gone for two...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Cathy Gregory - Drakesboro, KY

“Sue Ellen & family, So sorry to hear this. Just saw Paul on Drakesboro Baptist Church live stream! Times of sorrow & grief are headed your way, just...Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: DAVID ADLER - BROWNSBURG, IN


DRAKESBORO – Paul Edward Arnold, 80, of Drakesboro, passed away on Sunday, December 8, 2019, at home. Mr. Arnold was born in Muhlenberg County on June 21, 1939. He retired as a deputy jailer from Muhlenberg County Detention Center, and he was a member of Drakesboro First Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon for nearly 35 years. He was also a member of Hazel Creek Masonic Lodge for 51 years.

Paul enjoyed watching westerns, as well as hunting and fishing. He loved going on cruises with his wife of 56 years, Sue Ellen. He also adored spending time with his great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, Sherman and Hester Arnold; son, Paul "Eddie" Arnold, Jr.; and siblings Charles Arnold, Billy Arnold, and James "Buddy" Arnold.

He is survived by his wife, Sue Ellen Baggett Arnold; son, Jeffrey (Sheri Beth) Arnold of Central City; daughter-in-law, Charlene Arnold of Beechmont; grandchildren, Courtney (Chase) Clark of Central City, Nathan (Kacee) Arnold of Oak Grove, Lauren Arnold of Bowling Green, and Trent (Taylor) Arnold of Madisonville; great-grandchildren, Asher Clark and Luke Arnold; siblings, Alma Johnson of Morgantown, Ruby Newton of Owensboro, Lois Arnold of Central City, and David Arnold of Cadiz; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, December 11, 2019, at 10:00AM at Tucker Funeral Home in Central City, with Rev. Russ Stephens officiating, assisted by Rev. Tom Stovall. Burial in Rose Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday after 5:00PM at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research, Donation Processing, P.O. Box 5014, Hagerstown, MD 21741-5014. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. Contributions may also be made online at plannedgiving@michaeljfox.org. Online condolences may be made at www.tuckerfuneralhomes.com.