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Robert Lue Arnold


Robert Lue Arnold, 79, of Bandera, passed away at his home on Saturday, August 16, after a lengthy illness. He was born in Foster, Missouri on July 17, 1935 to Robert Noel Arnold and Rose Belle Kirby Arnold.
Robert married Maude Johnson.
He grew up on a ranch in Colorado. As an adult, he worked heavy equipment on road jobs, in coal pits, public utilities and pipelines.
After retiring in 2006, Robert enjoyed staying at home in Bandera where he attended local musical jams. Until illness kept him home, he loved to listen to music and singers.
Robert was dearly loved and will be missed. He is now resting with the Lord.
He is survived by his wife, Maude Arnold; sons, Jack Arnold of Tulsa, Oklahoma; James Arnold of Canton; and Jarvie Arnold of Medina; daughters, Debra Leu of Sterling, Virginia; Linda Cloud of Tulsa; and Barbara Arnold of Jonesboro, Arkansas; stepsons, Steve Johnson of Ganado, Timothy Johnson of Raymondville and Patrick Johnson of Lolita; and stepdaughters, Jeanne Hartsfield and Debbie Hajek, both of Yoakum, along with a multitude of grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Robert was predeceased by his mother, Rose Arnold; father Robert N. Arnold; son Robert J. Arnold; and daughter Teresa Arnold.
A funeral service was held Wednesday, August 20, at Grimes Funeral Chapel in Bandera with Rev. Robert Brown and Rev. Allie Balko officiating. Burial will take place at 1:30 pm Thursday, August 21, at Willow Creek Cemetery in Sublime, Lavaca County with Brandon Stopp, Shawn Stopp, Robert J. Arnold, R.J. Arnold, Jeff Smith, Jay Arnold, Colton Arnold and Caden Arnold serving as pallbearers.
Memorials may be made to River City Hospice.
Condolences can be sent to the family by clicking on the "Send Condolences" link at Arrangements were entrusted to Grimes Funeral Chapels of Bandera.