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Grady Neal Arnold Jr.

June 6, 1944 — September 14, 2019

Grady Neal Arnold Jr. 75, formerly of Diana, Texas passed away Saturday, September 14, 2019 in Temple, Texas. Grady was born June 6, 1944 in Tampa, Florida to Grady Neal Arnold Sr. and Elizabeth Carnes Arnold.

Graveside services are scheduled for 10:00 A.M., Saturday, September 21, 2019 at Mattox Cemetery in Diana, Texas. Arrangements are under the direction of Grubbs-Loyd Funeral Home in Diana.

Grady was affectionately known to friends and family as “Governor”. He was a member of the Ashland Masonic Lodge NO. 1138. Grady was an Aeronautical Engineer and Physicist that worked for Boeing. He worked on many important projects like the 737, space shuttle, space station and flight simulator. Grady was a veteran of the United States Army having served during Vietnam.

Grady is survived by his wife, Nancy Arnold, sons; William Furlong and wife Erin, Richard Furlong and wife Patricia, Jeffrey Furlong and wife Kirsten, daughter; Margaret Kingery, grandchildren; Michael Alan Stone, Rebecca Andrews, Amanda Furlong, Claire Furlong, Morgan Furlong, Kaley Furlong, William Gary Furlong, Jared Furlong, Nickolas Furlong, great grandchildren; Silas Andrews, Cal Andrews and Jaxon Stone, cousin and lifelong friend, Travis Neil Covin and wife Angelique.

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Thursday, September 19, 2019

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