Gary Arnold

September 26, 1959 ~ June 11, 2021 (age 61)


Gary Joseph Arnold, 61, of Seneca, formerly of Chicago, passed away Friday, June 11, 2021 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

Ottawa Funeral Home & Crematory has been entrusted with arrangements. 

Gary was born September 26, 1959 in Chicago, to Edward and Margaret (Maloney) Arnold. He grew up in Chicago, the youngest of three children. In his younger years, he was very active in sports and had a true talent for playing baseball. Gary loved sports! Even though he left this world at the early age of 61, he managed to hang out long enough to witness the Cubs win the World Series.

He is survived by his sister, Kathy Arnold of Seneca; nieces and nephews, Denise and Glen Mayer, Scott, Eddie, Brian, Jeff, Robin, and Bonnie Arnold; and many great-nieces and great-nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Eddie Arnold.

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