Melvin Ray Arnold, 91, of Davidsville formerly of Somerset, died April 11, 2020 at Laurel View Village, Davidsville. Born February 7, 1929 in Geiger. He is the son of Albert H. and Minerva Jane (Brant) Arnold. Preceded in death by his parents, brothers Charles and George Arnold, and sisters: Nellie Rinick Margaret Brown, Catherine Claycomb, Mary Shaulis, and Thelma Martell and son-in-law Marion Younkin Survived by his wife the former Dorcas Elaine Stern to whom he was married 65 years, children: Connie Walters of Friedens, Debra Younkin of Somerset, Beverly Arnold-Rodkey of Johnstown, and William Arnold of Somerset, also grandchildren: Holly Morgan, Meagan Walters, Dylan, and Bryce Younkin, Adam and Alycia Rodkey, Janna and Morgan Arnold and great-grandson Cullen Morgan. Melvin was a graduate of Somerset High School, he was a US Army Veteran of Korea where is served in the 101st Airborne 21st Infantry of the 24th Division as a combat medic, he worked his way up though the Somerset Foundry where he eventually became co-owner and President of Somerset Consolidated Industries where he retired. He was a member of Lodge 358 F&AM, Jaffa Shrine and Consistory, he was also a member of Mt. Laurel United Church of Christ, and was a pilot and farmer. Due to the current circumstances the viewing and services will be private with Reverend Dr. James Stobaugh officiating. Interment Beam Cemetery. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Mt. Laurel UCC 1209 Keysertown Rd, Boswell, PA 15531. Arrangements by the Hauger-Zeigler Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Somerset. To leave a condolence please visit www.haugerzeigler.com
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