HAMPTONVILLE — Mr. William S. Arnold, 91, of Arnold Road, passed away Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014, at Yadkin Nursing Center. Mr. Arnold was born Nov. 22, 1922, in Yadkin County to the late Will and Daisy Garner Arnold. He was retired from the State of North Carolina Department of Transportation, Bridge Maintenance Division for Iredell County, and was a member of Branon Friends Meeting. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by three sisters, Ila Hinkle, Anne Cain and Virginia Apple; and two brothers, H.H. Arnold and James Davis Arnold Sr. Surviving are his special canine companion and friend, "Willie"; a sister, Polly Fuquay of Kentucky; and several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday at the Gentry Family Funeral Service in Yadkinville. His funeral service will follow the visitation at 2 p.m. Thursday in the Gentry Family Chapel with the Rev. Eric Morrison officiating. Burial will follow in Flat Rock Baptist Church Cemetery. The family would like to express its gratitude to Yadkin Nursing Center for the loving care given to Mr. Arnold. Online condolences may be made to www.gentryfuneralservice.com.