Daryl H. Arnold, 68

LACONIA — Daryl Herbert Arnold, 68, of 101 Logan Drive, Briarcrest Estates, Laconia, died Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018,  at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon after a sudden illness.

Daryl was born on Dec. 16, 1949, in Laconia, son of the late Herbert A. and Virginia L. (Cox) Arnold. He was raised in Laconia and graduated from Laconia High School. Daryl had worked for a number of businesses including Laconia Malleable Iron, Laconia Citizen, and Vernitron. Most recently Daryl worked for Lowe's in Gilford as a sales associate. He enjoyed reading and spending time with his cat, who was a well loved companion to him. He was a collector of items reminiscent of the past. He had a tremendous love for animals.

He is survived by his sister, Jerilyn O'Hearn, and her husband, David, of Northfield; and one nephew, Jeremy Bernier of Cranford, New Jersey.

There will be no calling hours.

A graveside service will be held in the spring at Union Cemetery, Academy Street, Laconia.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that memorial contributions may be made to the New Hampshire Humane Society, P.O. Box 572, Laconia, NH 03247.

Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant St., Laconia, is assisting the family with the arrangements. For more information and to view an online memorial, go to www.wilkinsonbeane.com.