Douglas Leon Arnold

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Douglas Leon Arnold, 95, of Kerrville, died Friday, Oct. 4, 2013.

A memorial service was held Saturday, Oct. 5, at 2 p.m., at the Rocky Community Church at Hye.

Arrangements were under the direction of Crofts-Crow Funeral Home of Johnson City.

Douglas was born Oct. 17, 1917, at Spicewood, the son of William and Allie Arnold. He married Lillian Brodbeck on June 24, 1942. They celebrated 60 years of marriage before she preceded him in death.

The Arnolds lived in the Rocky Creek community where he worked in excavation and construction.  He founded the Rocky Community Church in 1953.  They retired to Kerrville in 1984.

Survivors include his daughter and son-in-law, Sharon and John (Buzz) Thurman of Kerrville; two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

He is also survived by two sisters, Ozell Glass of Leakey and Doris Nell Voges of New Braunfels, and one brother, Billy Arnold of Eastland.  

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