Leonard “Leo” Leroy Arnold, 90, of Leesburg Florida, passed away on Saturday, July 23rd, 2022. Leo was born in Champion, Ohio on August 6th, 1931 to Forest and Florence (Rice) Arnold. He was married to his beloved wife, Luella King.
Leo worked as a pressman in printing. He and his wife, Luella, also operated the Riverside Press and Bait & Tackle business in High Springs for over 12 years, 1970’s into the early 1980’s.
He enjoyed being outdoors, stockcar racing, baseball, gameshows, and spending time with his family.
Leo also served his country in the United States Marine Corps and was a lifetime member of the American Legion.
Leo is survived by his son, Calvin Arnold; his daughters-in-law, Lorri Arnold and Jean Arnold; his son-in-law, Al Beckelhemier, Sr.; his grandchildren, Pam (Kevin) Lord, Al Beckelheimer, Jr., Carie (Garrett) Thompson, Cheryl (Cheyenne) Sykes, Brandi (Taylor) Sanchez, Whitney (Josh) Bush, Tammy Arnold, Leonard (Elizabeth) Arnold; and 14 great-grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Luella Arnold; his daughter, Leona Beckelheimer; his son, Brian Arnold; his parents, and his siblings.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to the family to help cover the cost of the memorial.
A graveside service will be held at 11 AM on Friday, September 2nd at the High Springs Cemetery, 23998 NW 192nd Avenue, High Springs, Florida.
Mr Arnold will be missed. He was always happy to see you and shake your hand. Loved hearing his stories when we visited. He will be missed dearly. Our prayer’s and condolences to family and friends.