Funeral services for Claud Ray Arnold, 65, of Fort Worth, will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 30, at the Netherton Funeral Home Chapel, with Pastor Brian Hall officiating. Interment will follow in Eastlawn Memorial Park under the direction of Netherton Funeral Home. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 29, at the funeral home.

Mr. Arnold passed away on Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013, at Baylor All-Saints Medical Center in Fort Worth, Texas.

Claud Ray Arnold was born in Tyler, Texas, to Grady Ray Arnold and Claudia Mae Enas. He served the community of Willow Park Texas as City Manager and Chief of Police for 15 years and had worked in law enforcement for 30 years before retiring.

Those left behind to cherish his memory are his children, Chris Bothwell of Port Aransas, Claudia Dufrene of Baytown, Christopher Arnold of Weatherford, Rebecca Plumlee of Jacksboro, and Austin Arnold of Bowie; 10 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and his mother and step-father, Claudia and Don Carriger of Brownwood. He is also survived by his sister, Linda Arnold of Brownwood; one niece, Carlene McCullough; and nephew, James Andrews.

He was preceded in death by his father, Grady Ray Arnold; and his grandparents, Polly Stracener and Claud Enas.

Friends and family members are invited and encouraged to sign the online guest book at