He was born March 27, 1927, at Qulin, Mo., son of Luther and Anna Johnson Arnold.
Arnold served 23 years in the U.S. Army and was a veteran of World War II and the Korean War. He then was an art and science teacher at Chaffee High School in Chaffee, Mo., and later was a driver with Southeast Missouri Hospital Shuttle Bus.
He attended First Baptist Church in Chaffee and was a member of VFW Post 3838 in Cape Girardeau.
Survivors include two sisters, Glendola Shell of Scott City and Bernadean Kerley of Chaffee.
He was preceded in death by a sister.
There is no service scheduled.
Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City is in charge of arrangements.