Rodney R. Arsenault

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Rodney R. Arsenault, 69, of Shell Knob, passed away Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, in his home.

He was born Aug. 28, 1945, in Chicopee, Mass., the son of Jeanette Arsenault who preceded him in death. Also preceding him in death was his grandparents.

After graduating from high school in Chicopee, He joined the U.S. Air Force serving four years. Upon returning home he put himself through American International College, in Springfield, Mass., graduating baccalaureate in business management. He then worked until retirement as a Transportation Manager for Abbott Laborites, Chicago, Ill.

On Sept. 11, 1999, in Eureka Springs, Ark., he was united in marriage to Roberta L. (Maynard) who survives. Also surviving are two stepsons, Jonathan Sabo and his wife, Megan, of Joplin, and James Sabo and his wife, Janelle, of Avon, Ind.; and three granddaughters.

In 2004, they moved to Shell Knob, to make their home. He suffered multiple traumatic injuries in a 2005 motorcycle accident, which left him a paraplegic. There are no services planned at this time.

Cremation arrangements are under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Shell Knob.

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