Friday, December 21, 2012

Pete Arnold

Mr. Pete Arnold, 74, passed away on Friday, December 21, 2012, at Winston Medical Center inLouisville, Mississippi. Visitation will be at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in Louisville, Mississippi, on Thursday, December 27, 2012, from 9:00 a.m. until service time. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday in the Nowell-Massey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Michael Halfacre officiating. Interment will be in Sardis Cemetery.

Born on June 21, 1938, Mr. Arnold was a member of First Apostolic Church of Louisville. He was a businessman and enjoyed his career as a real estate professional. He was a member of the Mississippi Real Estate Commission and he answered the call of his country by serving in the United States Navy in the Post Korean and the Vietnam Wars.
Pete is survived by wife of 50 years, Patricia “Pat” Arnold of Louisville; his daughter, Teresa Hazel Fovel and husband, David, of Rochester, New York; and two sons, Ralph Arnold and wife, Georgia, of Elkmont, Alabama; and Aaron H. Arnold of Louisville. He is also survived by two sisters, Rose M. Hollingsworth of Kalamazoo, Michigan; and Hazel James and husband, Mike, of Lakewood, California; and three brothers, Gerald Rivera and wife, Angela; Hal M. Arnold and wife, Laurie; and Danny Arnold and wife, Carolyn, all of Louisville. Pete has four grandchildren: Christopher Fovel, Samantha Fovel, Gregory Fovel, and Timothy Fovel; as well as, numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents, Ralph and Luz Almodovar Rivera.

Pallbearers will be Kevin Carter, Christian Allen, Chris Sullivan, Leo Hathorn, Tony Pelayo, Sammy Hill, Jerry Koon, and Phillip Aman. The family requests in lieu of flowers that memorials be given to the American Heart Association, P. O. Box 840692, Dallas TX 75284-0692.

Nowell-Massey Funeral Home, 724 North Columbus Avenue, Louisville, MS is handling the arrangements. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family by signing the guest register at