Edmond Glenn Arnold, 98, of Pleasanton died Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at El Dorado Health and Rehab. Glenn was born Linn County, Kansas on October 10, 1919 to Robert and Katie (Hodges) Arnold. He was the youngest of seven children. Glenn graduated from Pleasanton High School. During his time as a construction worker he helped build both the La Cygne and Atchison Power Plants. Glenn was an avid fisherman and taught all five of his grandkids how to fish. Glenn was a member of the Masons and the First Christian Church of Pleasanton. On October 31, 1942 he married the love of his life, Reta Fern Jones. She preceded him in death on November 12, 2005. He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Ronda Kay Ruby on July 19, 2014; one sister, Amy Guthrie; and five brothers, John, Seth, Phillip, Emory, and Steve Arnold. Survivors include a son, Ron Arnold and his wife Anita of Leon, KS; five grandchildren, Cody Arnold and his wife Tiffany, Dani Arnold and her fiancé Shawon Gardner, Chase Ruby and his wife Amanda; Cale Ruby, Chelsea (Ruby) Phillips and her husband Justin; and five great-grandchildren.
The funeral service will be at 11:00 am on Monday, June 4, 2018 at Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Pleasanton Chapel. Burial will follow in Pleasanton Cemetery. A visitation will be from 2:00 to 3:30 pm on Sunday, June 3, 2018 at the Pleasanton Chapel. The family suggests contributions to the First Christian Church of Pleasanton in care of Schneider Funeral Home, PO Box 525, Pleasanton, Kansas 66075. Arrangements: Schneider Funeral Homes and Crematory, Pleasanton Chapel.