Ben-Arnold-Obituary

Ben Arnold

El Paso, Texas

Age 82

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El Paso - Ben A. Arnold (82) a most handsome loving husband, brother, father, grandfather, great-grand father, great, great grandfather, and uncle was called to eternal life with our Heavenly Father on July 19, 2020.

Ben was a very loving and dedicated family man, very generous and a giving person. He was very devoted to his Catholic faith. He was an active member of the Rosary Altar Society and a 4th Degree member of the Knights of Columbus.

Ben was a retired Vietnam Veteran who served 22 ½ years in the U.S. Army. While in the military, he received the Good Conduct Medal, 5th Award Army Commendation Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm Meritorious Service Medal. After 22 1/2 years, he retired as a Civil Service worker at Central Issuing Facility, Ft. Bliss, Texas.

Ben is survived by his loving wife, Irene Arnold; his sister, Reba Jeter; and niece Ann Robinson. He is also survived by his children, Julie Brimmer, Troy Arnold, Michelle Toves, Jacqueline Ramirez and Joshlyan Arnold. He is also survived by his nine grandchildren, twelve great grandchildren, and two great, great grandchildren. Ben was preceded in death by his parents, Henry Little and Leila Arnold; sister, Ada Frances; and son, Jack Arnold.

Visitation: Sunday, July 26, 2020 from 11am to 3pm with Rosary at 1pm at Mt. Carmel Funeral Home. Graveside Service with Military Honors: Monday, July 27, 2020 at 10am at Ft. Bliss National Cemetery.







Ben A. Arnold, de 82 años, un esposo, hermano, padre, abuelo, bisabuelo, tatarabuelo y tío muy amable, fue llamado a la vida eterna con nuestro Padre Celestial el 19 de julio del 2020.Ben fue un hombre de familia muy amoroso y dedicado, muy generoso y una persona que ofrecía todo de si. Estaba muy dedicado a su fe católica. Fue miembro activo de la Sociedad de Altar del Rosario y miembro de 4to Grado de los Caballeros de Colón. Ben era un veterano de Vietnam retirado que sirvió durante 22 años y medio en el ejército de Estados Unidos mientras estuvo en el servicio militar, recibió la Medalla de Buena Conducta, la 5ta Medalla de Reconocimiento del Ejército, la Medalla del Servicio de Defensa Nacional, la Medalla del Servicio de Vietnam, la Medalla de la Campaña de Vietnam, la Cruz de Galantería de Vietnam con la Medalla del Servicio Meritorio de Palm. Después de 22 años y medio, se jubiló como trabajador del Servicio Civil en la Central de Emisión, en Ft. Bliss, Texas. Ben es sobrevivido por su amada esposa, Irene Arnold, por su hermana, Reba Jeter y su sobrina Ann Robinson. También le sobreviven sus hijos: Julie Brimmer, Troy Arnold, Michelle Toves, Jacqueline Ramirez y Joshlyan Arnold. Le quedan sus nueve nietos, doce bisnietos y dos tataranietos. Ben fue precedido en muerte por sus padres, Henry Little y Leila Arnold; su hermana, Ada Frances y su hijo, Jack Arnold. El velorio será el domingo 26 de julio del 2020 de 11:00 a.m. a 3:00 p.m. con el rosario a la 1:00 p.m. en Mount Carmel Funeral Home. El servicio de entierro con honores militares se celebrará el lunes 27 de julio del 2020 a las 10:00 a.m. en el cementerio nacional de Fort Bliss.

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Mr. Arnold,
Sir, I would just like to say thank you for your years of dedicated service and sacrifice for our Country when you served with the U.S. Army-especially during the Vietnam War. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

My grandparents, Sophie and Howard, lived next to Ben in the 90s and 2000s. When we would visit them, if Ben was outside, he would always stop to say hello and ask how we were doing. He was always so friendly and nice. My condolences to his family.