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Russell G. Arnold

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ARNOLD, RUSSELL G., 80, a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend passed away peacefully on January 11, 2014 at Friendship Manor Nursing Home.

Born in Louisville, KY, he graduated with honors from DuPont Manual High School and the University of Kentucky School of Pharmacy, and was a member of Rho Chi and Kappa Phi.

An Army veteran at Fort Sam Houston, Tx. He worked as a pharmacist at Eli Lilly, Amerisource and was the owner/operator of Middletown Apothecary with his friend James Kaelin. He was a member of the Jefferson County Academy of Pharmacy, Middletown Optimist Club and Midland Trail Golf Club. He was an avid golfer, a talented artist and humorous person.

He is survived by his wife of 57 years Barbara J. Arnold; sons, Mark (Sharon), Craig (Mariann) and David (Eva); sister, Helen Hestand (Cecil); six grandchildren, Joshua, Matthew, Jacob, Mason, Rebekah and Shelby; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held Saturday 2-4 p.m. with a memorial service immediately following at 4 p.m. at Ratterman Funeral Home, 12900 Shelbyville Rd. East Louisville.

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to Animal Care Society, 12207 Westport Rd. Louisville, KY or Greater Kentucky and Southern Indiana, 6100 Dutchmans Lane Suite 401, Louisville, KY 40205.



Funeral Home
Ratterman Brothers - East Louisville
12900 Shelbyville Road Louisville, KY 40243
(502) 244-3305
Funeral Home Details
Published in The Courier-Journal from Jan. 16 to Jan. 18, 2014
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