Isaac Clinton ‘Ike’ Arnold

Published 5:00 am Monday, May 17, 2004

Services for Isaac Clinton “Ike” Arnold of New Orleans, La., are10 a.m., Tuesday, May 18, at Calvin Young Funeral Home in NewOrleans, La., with burial in Biloxi National Cemetery inBiloxi.

Mr. Arnold, 76, died May 11, 2004, in New Orleans, La. He wasborn in Brookhaven on June 26, 1927, to Ike Gearing and AliceArnold.

He attended Alexander High School. He was a veteran of the U.S.Army, where he was awarded the National Defense Medal, three BronzeStars, the Good Conduct Medal, the Carbine Badge for expertise insharpshooting, the Korean Service Medal and the Vietnam ServiceMedal.

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Preceding him in death were his parents; his wife, CorrineArnold; a son, Michael Arnold; and his brothers, Sylvester Robinsonand Tom Gearing.

Survivors are his daughters, Theresa Williams, Rosie Arnold,Gail Jackson, and Sylvia Arnold, all of New Orleans, La.; his son,Steven Arnold of New Orleans, La.; four stepchildren; and hissisters, Roxie Smith of Brookhaven, Aline McCarthy of Lansing,Mich., and Tessie Brown of Natchez.