Averill Park- David J. “Fuzzy” Arnold, 67, of Thais Road died unexpectedly on Sunday, January 17, 2016 at Samaritan Hospital in Troy. Born in Troy, Fuzzy was the son of the late Stanley W. and Mary Houser Arnold Sr. and the beloved husband of Patricia Whimple Arnold. David was raised in Poestenkill and was a graduate of the Averill Park High School. David was a lifelong resident of the area and had been a self-employed contractor for most of his working career. Fuzzy was a longtime Stewart’s Coffee Club member, a former member of the Evangelical Lutheran Church and was an Elvis Fan. Fuzzy enjoyed his time with his family and the Arnold family get togethers.
David was the brother of the late Stanley W. “Bud” Arnold, Clifford “Mike” Arnold and Betty (Jack) Mattimore.
Survivors in addition to his wife include his daughter Tina (Bill) Keenan of West Sand Lake, brothers and sisters Bev (Larry) Rasmuson of Largo, FL., Millie (Paul) Gile, Pat (the late Marvin) Gardner both of Averill Park, Howard (Marylou) Arnold of Poestenkill, Robert (Karen) Arnold of Sand Lake, Donna (Lance) Taylor and Barbara Fleming both of Averill Park, his grandchildren and the light of his life Lindsey DeCamp of West Sand Lake and Ashley and Bud Keenan along with many nieces and nephews.
The Arnold family wishes to thank Dr. Arora and Dr. Goldstein and the staff at DCI Rubin Dialysis Center, Clifton Park for the care given to David.
Funeral Friday 10 a.m. at the Perry-Komdat Funeral Chapel 2691 NY 43 at Glass Lake Averill Park. Relatives and friends are invited and may also call at the funeral chapel on Thursday 3-7 p.m.
Interment Brookside Cemetery, Barbersville.
If desired donations in memory of David J. Arnold may be made to the Northeast Kidney Foundation 501 Karner Rd. Albany, NY 12205.
Visit perrykomdat.com for directions and private guestbook.