Ronnie Clyde Arnold, 71 of Hendersonville passed away on Sunday, November 1, 2020 at Mission Hospitals. He was a son of the late Franklin Clyde and Mary Rachel Lane Arnold. He was also preceded in death by a son, Ronnie Clyde Arnold, Jr.
Surviving him is a brother, Danny Arnold and wife Pam of Chesney, SC; daughter, Denise Simms and husband John of Murphy, NC; son, Ray Arnold and wife Tatia of Hendersonville, NC; nine grandchildren, Ashley Sheppard, Alexis Arnold, Brittany, Michael, Brandon and Justin Simms, Dallas and Dustin Arnold and Megan Drago; and six great grandchildren.
A note from his son: Dad loved fishing and flea marketing. He loved being with his family and was very loved by family and friends. He always wanted a laugh. If you knew him, you knew a laugh was coming. He was strong, very independent and always there to help when needed. Dad was the best man I have ever known and will be greatly missed every day, every hour, and every second.
A note from his daughter: Dad was a great man and was known as “The Hillbilly” to everyone that knew him. If anyone needed anything, he had it and it was yours. He always said, ” how many grandkids can say they have a hillbilly for a grandparent” I love and will miss him.
Private services will be held at a later date.