Gorton M. Arnold
Gorton M. Arnold, 96, of Whispering Pines, died Wednesday, April 13, 2011, at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital, in Pinehurst.
Private graveside services will be held at a later date, at Lorraine Park Cemetery, in Baltimore.
Gorton was born Aug. 15, 1914, in Sunman, Ind., to Lena and Gorton M. Arnold Sr. He was a graduate of Lawrenceburg, Ind., High School and the University of Louisville. He retired in 1980 from Joseph E. Seagram and Sons after a 47-year management career in accounting and finance in Lawrenceburg, Louisville, Ky., Nashville, Tenn., Baltimore and New York City. He was a member of the Masons and Oasis Shriners.
He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Margaret Crook Arnold; son, Richard S. Arnold (Bette), of West Hartford, Conn.; daughter, Sally Jean Sullivan (William), of Southport; four grandchildren, Richard S. Arnold Jr. (Judith), of Los Altos, Calif., Leonard W. Arnold (Cynthia), of Los Altos, Collin V. Sullivan, of Boston, and Stacey J. Sullivan, of Wilmington; and four great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and three sisters.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to FirstHealth Foundation, 150 Applecross Road, Pinehurst, NC 28374. Online condolences may be made at www.bolesfuneralhome.com.
Boles Funeral Home of Southern Pines is serving the family.