RINGGOLD — Thomas “Tommy” Edwin Arnold, 84, passed away

Wednesday, June 24, 2020.

For many years Tommy owned and operated several local businesses in

Rock Spring, including the Shell Gas Station. He then became a Seaman for the Merchant Marines from which he retired.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas Arnold and Pauline McGill Arnold; and brother, Mac Arnold.

He is survived by his sons, Andy (Teresa) Arnold and Barry (Wendy) Arnold; grandchildren, Cameron (Rachel) Arnold, Caleb (Chloé) Arnold,

Carson Arnold, Andrew (Emily) Arnold, and Katie (Nathan) Selvidge; six

great-grandchildren; brother, Steve (Elaine) Arnold; and several nieces and


Services will be private.

Interment in the Rock Spring Cemetery.

Arrangements are by Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home, LaFayette.