Edwin Eugene Arnold

June 9, 1932May 5, 2012

Mr. Edwin Eugene Arnold passed away on Saturday, May 5th after an extended illness. He was under the care of hospice and was surrounded by his daughters at the end of his life.

Mr. Arnold was born on June 9, 1932 in Athens, Georgia, the son of Austin O. and Lois Bulloch Arnold. He was a 1949 graduate of Athens High School where he was a member of the ROTC. After graduating from the University of Georgia in 1954, Mr. Arnold served in the Army as a 1st Lieutenant stationed at Fort Knox, Kentucky. After leaving the Army, Mr. Arnold worked for Lockheed Corporation in Marietta, Georgia and International Harvester Company through 1971. At that time, he joined the local dealership L.J.L. Trucks in Macon as Vice President and General Manager until his retirement in 2002. He was an avid golfer and enjoyed playing the courses in Macon and his membership at River North and the Macon Rotary Club.

Mr. Arnold was a loyal and devoted husband to his late wife of 57 years, Dolores Martin Arnold, through her extended illness and her passing in 2009. Mr. Arnold is survived by his two daughters, Debra Miller (Bob) of Statesboro, Georgia and Lori Eagleson (Rich) of Peachtree City, Georgia. He is also survived by five grandchildren: Kate Miller, Jenny Miller Purvis (husband Erin), Trevor Eagleson, Brandon Eagleson, and Megan Eagleson. In addition, he is survived by two sisters, Jo Harris of Lincoln, Alabama and Janet Sumpter of Dallas, Georgia, an Uncle, James Bulloch of Savannah, and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his brother Jim Arnold.

Visitation will held on Tuesday, May 8th from 4:00 – 7:00 at the Snows Memorial Chapel at 746 Cherry Street, Macon, Georgia. A service will be held at 2:00 on Wednesday, May 9th at the Sexton’s House at Oconee Hill Cemetery in Athens, Georgia. Chaplain Kim Schmitt will officiate.

The family gratefully thanks Hospice Advantage and the Lafayette Rehab and Nursing Center in Fayetteville, Georgia for their care and support over the last 6 months.

Visit to express tributes. Snow’s Memorial Chapel Funeral & Cremation Services, Cherry Street, has charge of arrangements.


  • Visitation Tuesday, May 8, 2012
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Edwin Eugene Arnold

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May 12, 2012

May the God of all comfort grant your family peace at this time. (1 Cor. 1:3,4)

Beth Lamb

May 9, 2012

We are holding your family in prayer!
Franklin, Beth, Kate and Christopher Lamb

M. Johnson

May 9, 2012

In your sadness, may there be hope... In your thoughts, may there be peace... In your heart, may there be healing. My condolences to the family on the loss of your loved one.(Psalms 55:22)

Jim Hickman

May 9, 2012

Eddie you will be missed.

Micheola Geigel

May 8, 2012're in my thoughts and prayers...

Rebecca Hooker

May 8, 2012

Mr. Bob, Mrs. Deb, Katie and Jenny,

May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived. You all are in our thoughts and prayers! Send lots of love your way today.


May 8, 2012

Sorry to hear about your great loss !

May 8, 2012

debs - so sorry about your dad - wish i could see you tomorrow but will be at work til 7;15 - please let me know where u are staying and maybe i can come by to see you - god allowed u this special time to be with your daddy and im sure he is with your mama right now - luv to you and your family--- cyndi batton cannon