EMERALD ISLE —Charles A. Arnold, 82, died Friday, Oct. 9, 2009. No services by request. Online condolences can be made at

He was born in Franklin County to Dock Floyd and Nannie Arnold. He retired from NC State Hospital and Holly Hill Hospital.

Surviving: his sister, Amelia “Mickie” Brown (L. L.); one niece and one nephew; one great-niece and one great-nephew.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Dock Arnold Jr., and a sister, Erdene Adams.