William Alexander (Bill) Arnold IV

Arnold IV, William
William (Bill) Alexander Arnold IV 49, passed away peacefully on March 19, 2013 at his home in Dallas, Texas; the cause of death was cancer. Bill is survived by his father, William A. Arnold III, and his sister Lorraine Arnold Sullivan, as well as his former wife, Lisa H. Arnold; with whom he maintained a close relationship. He was predeceased by his mother, Ann Kies Arnold (a life-long resident of Greenwich), his paternal grandparents William A. Arnold II and Eleanor Flick Arnold, and his maternal grandparents William S. Kies, Jr. and Janet Mitchell Jacobsen, as well as his loving step grandmother Lorraine Kies. Bill spent his childhood in Greenwich, where he attended the Brunswick School, was matriculated at Southern Methodist University, where he was student body Treasurer and earned an MBA at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. Personally, he maintained life-long friendships dating back to his youth in Greenwich and will be remembered as a loyal and kind man who will be missed dearly by his family and friends. Professionally, he held a senior finance role in the 1992 Republican National Convention for George H.W. Bush's re-election campaign and went on to a successful career on Wall Street, where he worked for Goldman Sachs, AIM Management, Nicholas-Applegate Capital Management, and Credit Suisse First Boston. He was also actively involved with the Oaklawn Foundation; a nonprofit, educational and social service fund founded in 1948 by his great-grandfather, William S. Kies. Bill's loving memory will be honored at a remembrance service at Christ Church Chapel in Greenwich on April 20th at 1:00pm. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: The Bendheim Cancer Center c/o Greenwich Hospital Foundation 35 River Road Cos Cob, CT 06807, 203-863-3862.


Published in GreenwichTime on Apr. 7, 2013