OBITUARY

Charles S Arnold

November 20, 1939February 27, 2012

Charles Arnold passed away Monday February 27, 2012 after a long battle with cancer. He was born Nov. 20, 1939, in Abington, Pa and raised in Ft. Washington Pa by his parents Charles S and Virginia. He was preceded in death by his stepson Jeffrey S. Hinkle. He is survived by his loving wife of 33 years Dorothy (Dolly) of Naples , Fl;, his sons Timothy B.(Laurie) of Bentonville, AR; Terrance K(Cynthia) of Petersburg, NJ; his stepdaughter Jennifer Meyer(Kevin) of Exton, PA; his step daughter-in-law Megan Reese of Malvern, PA; his brother Fred(Carol) of Ambler, PA; his sister Virginia(Len) Pennington of Tarpon Springs, Fl and 7 beloved grandchildren. Charles served in the U.S. Navy from 1957-1960. He then worked as Regional Sales Manager at Amatex Corp in Norristown, PA for 50 years. He loved golfing, sailing, fishing and enjoyed life with Dolly and all of their friends. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to The Conservancy Of SW Florida where Charles volunteered; 1450 Merrihue Drive Naples, FL 34102 or to Friends of Rookery Bay 300 Tower Rd Naples, fl 34113. A memorial service will be held on March 9, 2012 at Hodges Funeral Home at Naples Memorial Gardens(525 111th Ave N Naples, Fl 34108, 239-597-3101). Visitation will begin at 10:30am. The service will be conducted at 11:00am.

Services

  • Memorial Service Friday, March 9, 2012
  • Visitation Friday, March 9, 2012
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Charles S Arnold

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Tim Arnold

February 27, 2013

It has been one year since you left us dad. I think of you and miss you every day, all I can do is remember and talk to you in my dreams. I try to make you proud every day, kind of neat that on the anniversary of your passing, I am on one of your first sales markets! Love Tim

EG

February 26, 2013

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

March 29, 2012

Grandpa Charles, we miss you so much, we miss your laugh, and your smile, and we miss talking to you and telling you what we are doing. But we know thatyou can always see us now, anytime you want to, watch Tim run, watch Leah Cheer, you are in our dreams, walking on the beach, collecting shells. We miss you Grandpa, we love you. Tim and Leah.
Charles, you were so dear to me, I love you very much, I will miss your laugh, your smile, your flirting, and teasing. I know you are at peace now, I know you are always in our hearts and our minds. Rest now Charles, I love you. Laurie.

March 29, 2012

Dad, there are so many things to say, so many memories.I will say this, I miss you every day, I think of you all the time. Each milestone in our lives I want to share with you, and cannot anymore, each time I find myself picking up the phone to call you, I cannot. You provided me with so much, you taught me how to live with humility, how to enjoy life, how to be a good man. The best thing I can do to honor you is to live my life with passion, and to live every moment as if it were the last.. You lived with gusto, and you died with grace. Now you live on in our hearts, and in our memory. I love you Dad, I miss you, and I will honor you by living my life to the fullest! God Bless. Love, your son, Tim

March 29, 2012

Dad you will be missed more then you could ever imagine by your family. You gave us some wonderful memories that will be cherished forever. Always know that you are in our hearts and souls everyday and you will be sadly missed by all of us.
We love you,
Terry, Cyndi,Joshua,and Kelsey

buzzy&nancy kiefer

March 25, 2012

Dolly, we miss charles so much. He was a great friend and golf buddy and we are so glad we had the chance to see you guys this year. Will miss him greatly. buzzy & nancy

Barbara Lawler

March 23, 2012

Dear Dolly,
Just read this notice about your husband Charles in the Ocean City Sentinel. We are having our mail forwarded to our vacation home here in Florida.
I remember what a happy person you were, and just want to extend my sympathy to you knowing what wonderful memories and friends you must have to give you strength.
Barb Westhead Lawler (from Marco Island)

Barbara Cairns

March 21, 2012

The best, greatest, funny jokester, biggest smile ever, can hear his laugh, see his cute pouty face, see his big, happy smile, (could be a known as a dirty old man) hope you don't mind Dolly.)that's what made him so fun to be around,along with all of his good, happy traits. Such a wonderful person. Totally devoted to Dolly. The love of his life. Best friend and uncle ever. He will always be in my heart, forever.

March 18, 2012

Hi Dolly,
We have many fond memories of Charles from Key Colony Beach, the Tiki Hut Parties and the lawn chair conversations and the super bowl parties. We know you very a very close couple and shared a love for each other. He will be missed by all.
Barbara and Milton Hendrickson
Manchester, NJ

Carole & Joe Wood

March 18, 2012

Dear Dolly, thanks for sharing Charles with me on the golf course. I will miss the hugs and smile. Love to you. Carole and Joe