J.R. Tony Arnold

J.R. Tony Arnold

Mar. 29, 1928 – Sept. 21, 2012

Dearly loved husband of Vicky and father of Libby. Tony grew up in Ottawa. He was educated at Royal Roads Military College in Victoria, the Royal Military College in Kingston, UBC and the University of Toronto. He spent a number of years in the RCAF Auxiliary with 401 squadron in Montreal and 400 in Toronto. After spending some years in industry, he taught in the business division of Fleming College in Peterborough, later becoming a business consultant. He wrote business and educational courses and a successful business text book. Tony loved his family, his home, and his friends and for many years shared his passion for travel with his wife. Tony always wore a smile and would not want people to mourn him.

There will be no funeral service.

In lieu of flowers donations may be sent to the Oceanside Stroke Recovery, c/o Marie Randall 399 Dorset Road, Qualicum Beach, V9K 1H5.

Tony’s family would like to extend their grateful thanks to the doctors, nurses & staff at the Nanaimo General Hospital.

YATES FUNERAL SERVICE & CREMATORIUM (250-248-5859) in care of arrangements.

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