February 19, 1967 ~ October 25, 2019 (age 52)


David Duane-Thomas Arnold, 52, died on Friday, October 25, 2019 in Libby of natural causes.  He was born on February 19, 1967 at Whitefish to Walter and Elaine Arnold.  He attended school at Columbia Falls, and was a third generation railroad worker

David was a big lover of the outdoors, whether it be hunting, fishing, camping, boating, or just spending time with family, the outdoors is where he could be found, teaching his kids and grandkids how to out fish him, or properly shoot firearms was some of his favorite past times. He was a very strong willed man who stood up for what he believed in and taught his kids and grandkids to do the same. David will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

He was preceded in death by, Father- Walter Arnold, Mother- Elaine Arnold, Uncle Marvin Arnold, and Niece- Leahdonis Hinkley.

David was a very strong and loving father to his five children which include Ruben Arnold, Libby; Marvette Arnold, Columbia Falls; Tonya Arnold, Libby; Cheryl Arnold, Kalispell; Duane Arnold, Caldwell, ID; also a loving Grandfather to his nine grandchildren Rebecca Roe; Arron and Mark Arnold; Izaac, Jaylynn, and Eli Nixon; Gracie, Ellie and Nash Green and a brother to siblings Robert Arnold, Wendy Arnold, and Katrina Arnold.

Services will be held on Nov. 10, 2019 at 2:00 p.m., in Whitefish at the Moose Lodge, 230 W 10th St. Arrangements are by Schnackenberg Funeral Home in Libby.  Online condolences and memories may be shared at

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Celebration of Life
November 10, 2019

2:00 PM

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