Dr. Edward Stanley Arnold

February 28, 2006

Edward Stanley Arnold

Clinton native

Edward Stanley Arnold was born in Clinton, Tenn., on Nov. 26, 1951, and died in Nashville, Tenn., on Feb. 25, 2006. His parents were Polie E. Arnold and Mildred Presson Arnold. Mildred taught in Oak Ridge. Polie worked at K-25.

Edward attended Mrs. Hanna's kindergarten class at age four, and then attended Clinton Elementary School. He went to North Clinton School for one year while the present elementary school was being built. He was a Boy Scout until he became an outfielder for Doc Thomas’ baseball team. He was a drum major for Mr. Anderson and Student Council president in high school. He attended Vanderbilt University, becoming a psychiatrist after eight years of studies. In June 2000, he contracted Lyme Disease. He hasn't practiced medicine since 2000. His last treatment was at Vanderbilt University.

Eddie especially enjoyed baseball, fishing, and reading about the Civil War.

He is survived by his mother; sister; his niece, nephew, and two great nephews.

The family will receive guests at the Stockdale Malin Funeral Home in Camden, Tenn., on Wednesday, March 1, 2006, from 4 to p.m. The funeral will be held immediately afterward in the same place at 6 p.m.

There will be a service in celebration of Eddie's life at 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 4, 2006, at Memorial United Methodist Church in Clinton, Tenn.

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