John Junior Arnold


John Junior Arnold, 67, of Sugarlands, passed away on Feb. 20, 2021, at his home.

He was born on Sept. 9, 1953, in Parsons, a son to the late Charles Daniel and Stella Mae (Sampson) Arnold.

John was a coal miner and worked for Laurel Run and Robinson mines. He was Pentecostal by faith.

He enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, mowing grass and anything involving being outdoors. He tinkered with motors and piddled with wood.

His children and grandchildren were his pride and joy. John was truly a family man and always put his family first; attending any sporting events he could that his grandchildren participated in.

He was a member of Mt. Top Hunting Club, the NRA, and UMWA.

He is survived by his loving wife, Frankie Jane Sharp, whom he married on Feb. 20, 1976. Also surviving is one son, John “Bo” Arnold II and wife, Denise, of Sugarlands; two daughters, Tonya Sites and husband, Jason, of Maysville, and Christina Dyer and husband, Jeromy, of Eglon; eight grandchildren, Autumn McGee and husband, Branden, Nevaeh Dragovich, Cassie Arnold and partner, Marshall Thayer, Christian Miller, Garrett Sites, Charlene Doman, Alex and Joannah Dyer; four great-grandchildren, Willow Thayer, Alexia Sites, Cameron Doman and Baby C; three brothers, Leonard Arnold and wife, Brenda, Clyde Arnold and wife, Aggie, Harry Arnold and wife, Billie; four sisters, Helen Lyons, Mary Dumire and husband, Jim, Genevieve Streets and Floda Anstine; last but not least, his best friend and companion, Jug, his lab.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Charles Arnold; and two sisters, Sarah Mae Hull and Barbara Firl.

Mr. Arnold’s request for cremation will be honored.

There will be a celebration of life held at a later date.

The Hinkle-Fenner Funeral Home is honored to be of service to the Arnold family.

Memories and condolences may be made to the family at www.hinklefennerfuneralhome.com.