WASHINGTON — Gene Allen Arnold, 67, of Washington, passed away at 5:28 Wednesday in Evansville. Born Dec. 11, 1945, in Washington, he was the son of Carroll A. and Susie (Clark) Arnold. He is survived by one sister, Midge Cox of Washington; four nieces, Jill Banks, Lisa Cox, Kimberly Allison and Barbara Ann Arnold; six nephews, Jackie David Arnold, Jimmy Dennis Arnold, Charles Lee Arnold, Aaron Arnold, Rodney Darren Cox and Kevin Duane Cox. He is preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Jack D. Arnold and Leland H. Arnold; and half sister, Ruth V. Walls. The funeral will be at 3:30 p.m. Saturday at Ed Lee Mortuary, with Yvonne Evans officiating. Burial will be in St. John Cemetery. Visitation is after 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at www.edleemortuary.com
Dec. 11, 1945 - March 6, 2013
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