Ronnie Clyde Arnold April 23, 1949 - November 1, 2020

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.

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  1. Kerstin Smith Lanier & Family says

    My deepest Sympathy to the Family Of Hillbilly. May you find solace in the memories, love and guidance he provided.
    Rest in Paradise Hillbilly.