Harold K. Arnold, 84, of Monroe, IN passed away at his residence on Wednesday, November 13, 2019. He was born in Adams County, on August 5, 1935 to the late Floyd “Peck” and Lela (Schlickman) Arnold. On July 13, 1953, he married Pat Beitler.
Harold worked for Farm Bureau for 10 years, then worked for Zollner Pistons as a machinist for 36 years. He was a baseball coach for little league and pony league in Monroe for many years, a member of the Adams Co. Bowling Association, was an avid golfer and I.U. fan and was a Monroe Volunteer Fireman for 25 years. Harold was a great husband, father and grandfather. In his later years, he hauled Amish and was know as the Tootsie Roll Man!
He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Pat Arnold of Monroe; a son, Larry (Laura) Arnold of Sunny Hills, FL; 3 daughters, Kathy (Bill) Stoller of Bluffton, Pam Hamilton of Monroe and Jill (Scott) Roth of Monroe; 2 brothers, Darrell (Joyce) Arnold of Decatur and Jim (Mary Ellen) Arnold of Geneva; 12 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren; and his beloved dog, Maggie. Harold was preceded in death by 2 grandchildren, Lindsey Arnold and Jade Amweg.
Visitation will be from Noon-4:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 17,2019 at Haggard-Sefton-Hirschy & Zelt Funeral Home.
A funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, November 18, 2019 at Pleasant Dale Church of the Brethren, with calling 1 hour prior to service from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Pastor Jay Carter will be officiating and burial will follow in Pleasant Dale Church Cemetery.
Memorials may be given to Rock Study Boxing in Bluffton (for Parkinson’s)
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