Samuel Drennan Arnold
Samuel Drennan Arnold, 82, of Somerset, Kentucky, Surrounded by his family went peacefully to his heavenly home on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at Hospice of Lake Cumberland Hospital.
He was born in Bryantsville, Kentucky on July 21, 1931 to the late W.T. and Ella Mae Arnold. He married Anna Wilma Brogle on March 16, 1952.
He is survived by his wife and seven children, Pamela Ann Arnold, Donna Jean (and Roger) Murrell, Timothy Drennan (and Pamela) Arnold, Stephen Brogle (and Suzan) Arnold, Joel Samuel (and Kathryn) Arnold, Ramona Jill (and Nathaniel/Bubby) Napier, Sarah Faye (and Garnet) Roberts, 25 grandchildren, 36 great grand children, sisters, Pauline Hulett and Frances Ruble, brothers, Walter Lee Arnold, Hogan Arnold and Cecil Arnold, and a host of extended family, church family and friends who loved him dearly.
He was preceded in death by his parents, sisters, Claudine Arnold, Louise Arnold Edwards, brothers, Andrew Arnold, A.T. Arnold and grandson, Jeremiah Litton.
Samuel gave his heart to the Lord at the age of 15. He was a United States Air Force
veteran, where he served as an assistant to the chaplain. He surrendered to the ministry in 1953 and was a Baptist pastor for 40 years. He strived to be an example of Christ to all he came in contact with, and his greatest joy was telling others about the grace of God. His main desire was that his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren be saved and serve the Lord. He was currently a member of Langdon Street Baptist Church in Somerset, Kentucky.
Visitation will be held on Friday, May 2, 2014 from 11 am-2pm at Mt. Hebron Baptist Church, Lancaster, Kentucky, with the funeral following at 2 pm with Bro. Jerry Chandler and Bro. Grant Hardwick officiating. Pallbearers will be grandsons. Spurlin Funeral Home Lancaster, KY in charge of the arrangements. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.spurlinfuneralhomelancaster.com
The family would like to personally thank Dr. Shoptaw of Lake Cumberland Hospital and Hospice of Lake Cumberland for their kindness and extraordinary care. In lieu of flowers, donations to Hospice of Lake Cumberland or Langdon Street Baptist Church building fund is appreciated.