Bobby Ray Arnold

Monday, April 2, 2018

Bobby Ray Arnold, 74, of Marshall, died Friday, March 30, 2018, at his home.

Memorial services will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, April 5, 2018, at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Marshall, with William W. Harlow officiating. Inurnment will follow at Ridge Park Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2 to 3 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Missouri Heart Center, and an online guestbook is available at

Born Jan. 2, 1944, in Waverly, he was the son of the late Walter Arnold and Odessa “Dessie” Rash Arnold. Bobby lived in the Marshall and Malta Bend areas his entire life. He was married to Trudy Diane Nicholson, Sherry Lynn Nicholson and Donna K. Grapes, all who preceded him in death. Bobby was a truck driver and had driven for Wayne Brown and Terry Harris, and retired from Con-Agra after 23 years. Anyone who knew Bobby, knew that he loved cars and was a member of Shade Tree Classic Car Club.

Survivors include four children, Tami Bradshaw and husband Donald L. of Marshall, Shelly Arnold and wife Sherri of Marshfield, Bobbie Case and husband Gary of Marshall, and Billy Arnold and wife Dixie of Brunswick; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents and wives, he was preceded in death by one son, Mark G. Arnold; seven brothers; and six sisters.