Tommy Duane Arnold passed from this life on Friday, April 1, 2016 in Tulsa at 65 years of age. He was born February 21, 1951 in Siloam Springs to Ray Dean Arnold and Ida Belle (Sisson) Arnold.
Tommy attended Colcord High School and OSU Okmulgee Tech where he received his degree in drafting. He worked for many companies through the years as a draftsman, most recently for Willbros Engineers in Tulsa. Tommy married Linda Gail Guinn on November 21, 1975 in Harris County, Texas, and she preceded him in death on February 14, 2013. He enjoyed woodworking, leatherworking, and drawing. Tommy was a cowboy at heart and loved caring for horses. He also loved to spend time with his family and grandkids.
Tommy was preceded in death by his wife, parents, and a brother, Jimmy Ray Arnold.
He leaves behind four children: April and her husband James Trenary with grandchildren Elijah, Abigail, Rebekah and Gideon; daughter Autumn and her husband Gary Pearson with grandchildren Everest, Aidan, McKinley and Logan; daughter Kimberly Taff with five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren and son Jason Arnold with five grandchildren. Three siblings: Les Arnold and wife Corlis, of Colcord, Fran Blackfox and husband Beaver, of Kansas, Rod Arnold and wife Michelle of Siloam Springs.
Tommy is also survived by numerous extended relatives and friends.
Graveside services were held at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at Old Green Cemetery, Westville, Oklahoma with Rod Arnold and Gary Pearson officiating. Interment followed at Old Green Cemetery, Westville, Oklahoma under the direction of Roberts & Hart Funeral Home, Westville, OK.