Sidney Edward “Sid” Arnold, age 91, of Bristol, TN passed away on Monday, October 12, 2020 at his residence. He was born September 10, 1929 in Bristol, TN, a son of the late Conley Lewis and Eula Rutherford Arnold, and was a lifelong resident of Bristol.
He was a retired self-employed contractor for Mead Corp. and former employee of the TVA. Sid was a U.S. Army Veteran and loved farming and cattle. He was a member of Rooty Branch Freewill Baptist Church where he served as a deacon.
Surviving include his loving wife, Gladys Marie Wood Arnold; son, Steve E. Arnold and wife Wendy; grandchildren, Stephen Sidney Arnold, Chasity Oliver, Austin Arnold and Matthew Arnold; special great grandchildren, Hailey, Alexis and Ethan; and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral service will be held 8:00 pm, Thursday, October 15, 2020 in the Weaver Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Gary Rowlette and Rev. Greg Poe officiating. The family will receive friends from 6 until 7:45 p.m. prior to the service. The interment will be held 2:00 p.m. Friday, October 16, 2020 at Eastern Heights Cemetery. Military honors will be conducted by the Bristol VFW Honor Guard. Pallbearers will be Gene McElyea, George McElyea, Wayne Rutherford, Faren Stewart, Kenneth Woods and Ronnie Johnson. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Rooty Branch Freewill Baptist Church, 551 Rooty Branch Rd, Bristol, TN 37620.
Online condolences may be made at www.weaverfuneralhome.net. Arrangements were made with Weaver Funeral Home and Cremation Services.