Philip Lee Arnold SUMMERVILLE - Philip Lee Arnold, 61, died Sunday, January 19, 2014, at his home. Mr. Arnold was the husband of Lisa Newsom Arnold, married 21 years, of the home. He is the father of two daughters, Chessie and Cassie, also of the home. In addition, he is survived by his mother-in-law and friend, Billie P. Newsom, who resides with them; best friends, Gene and Ellen Martin of Goose Creek, SC; and a host of family and friends. Lisa lost her soulmate and best friend. Phil was a devoted father and loyal friend. Phil and Lisa are of American Indian descent, practicing their culture and teaching their daughters the ways of their ancestors. Phil was born in Kingsport, TN and has been a resident of SC for the past 7 years. He retired from CSX Railroad after 40 years of service in 2012. Phil was an Army veteran, a member of the Masonic Lodge, Jericho Temple and Scottish Rite. He was also a member of the American Legion and VFW of Kingsport, TN. Phil's guestbook may be signed online at JamesAMcAlister.com. A memorial service with the Rev. Ronnie Williams, officiating, and a private ceremony, will be held for family and friends. Arrangements by JAMES A. MCALISTER. Visit our guestbook at www.legacy.com/obituaries/ charleston
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James A. McAlister Funeral Home
1620 Savannah Highway
Charleston, SC 29407
Published in Charleston Post & Courier on Jan. 24, 2014