Dec. 31, 1954 – July 4, 2021
Funeral services for Captain Wayne G. Arnold, 66, of Tylertown, were July 8, 2021, at Hartman-Hughes Funeral Home with Rev. Winston Fortenberry officiating, burial in the Powells Grove Cemetery in Jayess.
Captain Arnold died at University Medical Center in Jackson July 4, 2021. He was born Dec. 31, 1954, in Leesville, LA, to the late Nelwyn and James Arnold.
He was a very patriotic Coast Guard Veteran who believed in faith, family, and freedom. For the last 12 years he has been the captain of a crew boat for the oil field and has loved every minute of it.
Survivors include his wife Connie Arnold; children Jay Arnold, Jordan Arnold, John Shields, Samantha (Alan) Fortenberry, and Haley (Lee) Shepherd; grandchildren Ethan, Riley, Jacoby, Brookelyn, Brogan, Leah, Makai, Braylen, Greyson, Dalan, Case, Madaline, and Madison; siblings Patricia (Ronnie) Boyd, Margaret (Melvin) Gary, Charlotte Lesher, Charmaine Arnold, and Gary Arnold, nieces Nelwyn (Phillip) Alexander, Stephanie (Kevin) Ritchey, and Lynette (Amos) Whittington.
Pallbearers were Jay Arnold, Jordan Arnold, John Shields, Alan Fortenberry, Lee Shepherd, and Jason Mullins.
Honorary pallbearers were Ronnie Boyd, Thomas Barbier, Amos Whittington, and Kevin Ritchey.
Hartman Hughes Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. Family and friends may sign an online guestbook at www.hartmanhughesfuneralhome.com