Melvin "Buster" Mervin Arnold age 79 of Richwoods, Missouri entered into eternal rest on November 11, 2017 at his residence in Richwoods, Missouri. Born in East St. Louis, Missouri to his late parents Melvin and Delores (Snyder) Arnold on July 26, 1938.
Melvin was retired from the East St. Louis Housing doing maintenance. He loved playing softball and travled with the senior league until he was 73 years old.
Survived by his loving wife Jackie (Barton) Arnold of Richwoods, Missouri; son Larry Arnold of Farmington, Missouri; daughters Annette (Dale) Tomlinson of DeSoto, Missouri, Andrea (James) Allen of Georgia and Sandrea (Jim) Orr of Richwoods, Missouri; sons Joseph (Katia) Gourley of Richwoods, Missouri and Jeremy Arnold of Cahokia, IL; sister Helen (Russel) Demond of Cahokia, IL; 15 grandchildren and several great grandchildren.
Preceded in death by his parents.