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Obituary for Sherman Arnold
Sherman Ray Arnold, age 93, of Villa Grove, IL, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, November 17, 2021, at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, IL. Sherman was born June 8, 1928, in East Oakland Township, Coles County, IL to Raymond Willis and Eva Viola (Hunt) Arnold. He married Mildred Louise Agan on June 12, 1948, in Redmon, IL; she preceded him in death in 2011. He is survived by one son, Paul (Cindy) Arnold of Villa Grove, IL; three daughters, Patricia (John) Hays of Broomfield, CO, Penny (Bill) Swearengin of Freeland, WA, and Peggy (Hank) Granda of Kauai, HI; a brother, Nelson (Grace) Arnold of Paris, IL; a cousin, David Temples; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. He was also preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Evan Arnold. Sherman was a member of Victory Church in Camargo. He loved reading, riding his bicycle, and watching the St. Louis Cardinals. He was also an avid Illini fan. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, November 21, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. at Krabel Funeral Home in Oakland, IL. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service, beginning at 1:00 p.m. Burial will follow in Embarrass Cemetery. For those who wish, memorials may be made to the Camargo Township Library.