George W Arnold, 93, of rural Fort Wayne, passed away on October 6, 2021, at his home. \nHe was born in Eel River Twp, on March 1, 1928, to the late James and Goldie (Hewen) Arnold. He spent his formative years on the farm, graduating from Huntertown High School in 1946.\nGeorge served in the United States Army, during the Korean Conflict. He served from November 1951 to October 1954. \nGeorge was married to Phyllis Smith in Allen County, on September 26, 1948. Phyllis preceded George on March 8, 1996.\nHe was a life-long farmer. He also drove school bus for Northwest Allen County Schools for 41 years, retiring in 1993.\nGeorge was a lifetime member of Fellowship of Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church. He enjoyed being outside. One of his favorite things to do was cut firewood.\nGeorge is survived by his three children, Jeffrey (Marilyn) Arnold, Chris (Vickie) Arnold and Doug Arnold; his four grandchildren, Jennifer (Andrew) Neubauer, John (Courtney) Arnold, Mary (John Hastreiter) Jerome and Jared (Candice Tabor) Arnold; 17 great-grandchildren.\nIn addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, James Arnold; three sisters, Ruby Bailey, Fanny Burns and Fern Arnold; a special friend, Trudy Repka.\nServices will take place at Fellowship of Wesley Chapel on Wednesday, October 13, 2021, at 1:00 PM., with calling one hour prior to the service.\n \nThe family will also receive friends at the Church on Tuesday, October 12, 2021, from 2 to 7:00 PM.\nBurial taking place at Riverview Cemetery, Churubusco.\nMemorials to the Fellowship at Wesley Chapel Church Building Fund.\nOnline Guestbook or leave a personal note to the family at www.sheetsandchilds.com.