|Posted on line: Monday, March 23, 2015; Published in The Pilot Tribune, Tuesday, March 24, 2015|
Julius “Charles” Arnold, 81
Julius “Charles” Arnold, 81, of Blair died Saturday, March 21, 2015, at Memorial Community Hospital in Blair.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m.Wednesday, March 25, at Campbell-Aman Funeral Home in Blair with interment following in the Blair Cemetery. Visitation will be held prior to services beginning at 12 p.m.
Julius Charles Arnold was born March 19, 1934, on a farm near Verdon to Walter H. and Goldie M. Arnold.
He graduated from Dawson High School in 1953.
He was employed with Vickers Hydraulic Pump Factory in Omaha before being drafted into the U.S. Army where he served with the 25th Infantry Division in Hawaii.
After his discharge from the Army, he was united in marriage to Wanda Clements on Feb. 1, 1959, in Muleshoe, Texas, and then began his college education.
He earned a degree in education and worked as a teacher for three years before going into preaching and serving the Lord's people.
Following the death of his first wife, he was united in marriage to Barbara Janiece Stambaugh in Broken Arrow, Okla., on Sept.5, 1978.
In 1983, they moved to Blair where Charles served as the minister for the Blair Church of Christ until he retired.
Mr. Arnold is survived by his wife, Janiece, of Blair; children: DaOnda Elliott of Tahlequah, Okla., Rodney Stambaugh of Gardner, Kan., Rex (Becca) Stambaugh of Blair, Charles D. (Laura) Arnold of Searcy, Ark., Stacy Stambaugh of Omaha and Andy W. (Regina) Arnold of Sacramento, Calif.; as well as many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Wanda Joyce Clements; daughter Ginger Marie Arnold Plants; brothers: Vernon, Vester, Edward, Virgil and Walter Jr.; and sisters: Violet Harring and Eva Lilly.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Blair Church of Christ.
~~~ Obituary courtesy of the Washington County Genealogical Society. Newspaper clippings on file in the Blair Public Library at Blair, Nebraska.~~~