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Ray Clark Arnall, everyone called him RC, the son of Elmer and Alma (Henry) Arnall was born January 27, 1930 in Tulsa, Oklahoma and departed this life on Sunday May 14, 2017 in Tulsa, OK at the age of 87 years 3 months and 17 days.
He served in the US Army from 1948-1949, he returned home with honorable discharge. He spent many years working in the Oil Fields in Alaska, Venezuela and West Indies. He loved hot shotting and being a cattleman. He went to work for Cherokee County District 2 for G.V. Gulager, where he retired in 1995.
RC was preceded in death by his parents Elmer and Alma (Henry) Arnall, as well as 2 brothers, Jack and Bill Arnall and 3 sisters, Geraldine Jacobs, Betty Jean and Doris Bennett.
On January 21, 2017, he gave his life to Jesus it was joyous day for his family.
On September 24, 1968, RC married Elaine Ridenhour and from this union they had two children Lea and Clark. Although the marriage didnt last their friendship did until RCs passing. Elaines youngest daughter, Amber (Allwhite) Jennings was loved just like his own daughter until his passing.
He is survived by a loving family which includes his daughter Lea and husband Tony Sheets of the home, son Clark and wife Christy McGuire of Webber Falls, daughter Amber and husband James Jennings of Westville; 11 grandchildren Laraye and Casey of Salina, Allison and husband Cody Todd of Hulbert, Ramsey Arnall of Hulbert, Cheyenne Ross and Chloee McGuire of Webber Falls, Megan Cox of Tulsa, Chase and wife Shelby Jennings of Westville, Tanner, Timberly and Tucker Sheets of Ft. Gibson; 2 great granddaughters, Macy Todd whom was his pride and joy his last few years and Eden Jennings.
Many special friends (You know who you are), nieces and nephews; 1 special nephew Ronnie Arnall of Tahlequah who enjoyed chauffeuring him around and they loved picking pecans together.
RC was a heck of a guy that touched many lives over the years, he will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him.
Family and Friends are welcome to visit the family at the Arnalls home in Shady Grove.
Published on May 16, 2017
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