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Bradley E. Arnold, 83, Columbia, KY (1936-2019)

Bradley E. Arnold of Columbia passed away on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 6:27am at Taylor Regional Hospital in Campbellsville. He was 83 years old.

The funeral service will be held on Friday, November 15, 2019, at 1pmCT at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, with Terry Smith officiating. Burial will follow in Columbia Cemetery.

Visitation is requested after 10amCT on Friday.

He was born February 20, 1936, in Adair County, to the late Walter C. and Lillie Hardin Arnold. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by the following siblings, Russell, Winfrey & James Arnold, Rachel Ferguson & Louise Corbin.

He was a member of Columbia Church of Christ, a retired truck driver and a carpenter.

Survivors include:
  • One son - Bradley E. Arnold, Jr. and his wife, Margaret of Lake Placid, Florida
  • One brother - Billy Joe Arnold of Streator, Illinois
  • One sister - Kathleen Combest of Hollywood, Florida
  • Caretakers - John & Missy Arnold of Columbia
  • Several nieces, nephews & other relatives
Casket Bearers: Maurice Cheatham, Clifton Bennett, Tom Adler, Daryl Bradshaw, Ricky Collins, Scott Bennett

Honorary: Jimmy Stone

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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Bradley E. Arnold, 83, Columbia, KY (1936-2019)

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