Joseph "Joe" Thomas Arnaud

December 21, 1928January 19, 2017

Joseph “Joe” Thomas Arnaud, 88, of Harrisonburg passed away on Thursday, January 19, 2017. He was born in Worcester, MA on December 21, 1928 and was the son of the late Joseph L. and Marie Elizabeth Davis Arnaud. Joe was an associate member at Muhlenberg Lutheran Church, and a member of Saint Paul’s Lutheran Church in Jerome, VA. He served in the US Air Force during the Korean War and worked in construction. He also enjoyed guns. He is survived by his wife, Hilda C. Riggleman Arnaud; two sons, Mike Arnaud and wife, Ellen, of Pasco, WA, and Charles Arnaud and wife, Janette, of Luray; one granddaughter; one grandson; and a niece, Denise Southworth of Flippin, AR. A funeral service will be held 10:00 am, Monday, January 23, 2017 at Muhlenberg Lutheran Church with Pastors Bob Humphrey and Brett Davis officiating. A graveside service will be held 1:00 pm, Monday, at Saint Paul’s Lutheran Church Cemetery, Jerome, VA. Memorial contributions may be made to Muhlenberg Lutheran Church, 281 E. Market St., Harrisonburg, VA 22801. Arrangements are being handled by Lindsey Funeral Home in Harrisonburg and condolences may be sent to the family by visiting


  • Funeral Service

    Monday, January 23, 2017

  • Graveside Service

    Monday, January 23, 2017


Joseph "Joe" Thomas Arnaud

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January 27, 2017

Sincere condolences on your loss. May fond memories and loving words comfort your family at this difficult time. (Isaiah 57:15)

Darlene Lankford

January 23, 2017

Hilda, So sorry to hear about Joe. Been thinking about the 2 of you all weekend.
He was a very nice man & loved you very much.

Robin and Suzie Arnaud

January 22, 2017

Thank you Grandpa Joe for teaching Erin and Stephen how to shoot a gun and gun safety. You created many many happy memories. You will be missed.


January 21, 2017

May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.

Rob and Suzie Arnaud

January 20, 2017

Rob and I wish to express our condolences to Hilda. We know he loved Hilda very much. He gave you such a sweet life together. We pray that God will comfort you and your family in your grief.

Pastor Harold Burnette

January 20, 2017

Hilda, Chuck, I am saddened to hear of Joe's passing. While Pastor at St. Paul's Joe was my parishoner and a fiend. He will be missed

May the blessed assurance of the Good News in Christ comfort you now and in time to come.

Pastor Harold Burnette