Arnold David Tichnell, 73 of Bruceton Mills, WV, passed away, Thursday, January 12, 2023 at WV Caring Hospice Center in Elkins. He was born in Newburg, May 22, 1949, a son of the late Harley Lewis and Maude Opal Pratt McGinnis Tichnell. His wife, Susie Jane Dennis Tichnell survives.
Arnold was a US Army Veteran and retired from the Preston County Board of Education with over twenty years of service. He was a Police Officer for the Town of Tunnelton for over seven years, also a contractor for Camp Dawson for over thirteen years. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, being outdoors, collecting coins, and being on the go. He was a member of the American Legion and Hopewell United Methodist Church.
In addition to his wife he is survived by three sisters, Betty Luetta Shrader, Beaver Falls, PA, Pauline Delores Kirchmar, Morgantown, and Charlotte Ann Little, Morgantown, several nieces, nephews and cousins; special friend, Dennis Williams, Shinnston.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by five brothers, Roy Lewis Tichnell, Pharos Franklin McGinnis, Paul Edward McGinnis, Robert Junior Tichnell, James Emery Tichnell; three sisters, Edna May Hayes, Mildred Elaine Frazier and Sara Elizabeth Pike.
Friends may call at Kingwood Funeral Home, 295 S. Price Street, Kingwood on Wednesday, January 18th from 2-7 pm, and Thursday, January 19th from 9 am until the time of the Funeral Service at 1 pm with Pastor Lynda Masters and Chaplin Dennis Lusin officiating. Interment at Sunset Memorial Gardens where full military graveside rites will be accorded by the honor details of VFWs of Preston County and the WVANG. The Tichnell family would like to thank WV Caring Hospice. Online condolences can be sent to the Tichnell family at www.kingwoodfuneralhomewv.com.