ALBANY -- Frank Wayne Arnold was born February 28, 1940 in Manchester, TN.

Frank departed this life on Wednesday, December 26, 2012 at his home surrounded by his loving family at his side. Funeral services will be held Sunday at 1:00 PM at Mathews Funeral Home. Henry Freeman will officiate.

He was preceded in death by his mother Olene Martin Arnold and his father Clifford Austin Arnold and a brother Donald N. Arnold and a niece, Tammy Freeman.

He leaves a loving wife, Debra Crosby Arnold, two beautiful children, Vicki Lee Arnold and her husband, Robert Arnold of Joplin, MO and Chad Wayne Arnold and his wife, Andrea of Leesburg, GA, a brother, Larry A. Arnold and his wife, Marilyn of Nanuet, NY, two sisters, Janice Freeman and her husband, Henry of Hartwell, GA, Fay A. Winn of Hartwell, GA, sister-in-law, Dorothy Nell Arnold of Manchester, TN, one grandson, Dylan Wayne Arnold of Leesburg, GA, two nieces and three nephews.

Frank retired from Civil Service with the Department of Navy where he was a hydraulic Machinist until 1976. He loved his family, loved Tennessee Volunteer football and Nascar and Drag Racing.

The family will receive friends Saturday from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Mathews Funeral Home.

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Mathews Funeral Home

Albany 229/435-5657