NATURAL BRIDGE, NY – Anthony “Porky” Arnold, 58, of 44179 Lime Street., died early Wednesday afternoon, Oct. 20, 2021, at the Carthage Area Hospital due to complications from Covid-19.
He was born Oct. 4, 1963, in Carthage, the son of Roger Dashner & Rita Arnold McIntosh. After his mother’s tragic death on February 18, 1972, Anthony was raised from a young age by George & Verna Mono in Natural Bridge.
He attended Carthage Central High School, then he was a member of the Ice Sculpting Snow Wizards Team from Natural Bridge they often competed in Watertown, NY, and went to Alaska to the championship he enjoyed ice carving up until he became disabled. In his youth he would spend time hunting and fishing and he always cherished spending time with his family.
He is survived by three children, Amber (Jean) Arnold, Anthony (Brittany) Arnold, & Andrea (Phil) Gross all of Carthage. Also surviving are several siblings, Wanda Arnold, Roger Arnold and Titus (Donna) Mono, all of Natural Bridge; A very good friend, Dave Murdock. He is also survived by nine grandchildren and many special nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his mother, Rita, two brothers, Michael Aaron McIntosh, Clifford (Charlie Brown) McIntosh, and a sister, Candy K. LaDuc.
Per his wishes, there will be no public calling hours. A celebration of life will be held at a later date at the Natural Bridge Community Center. Burial will be held privately by the family.
Arrangements are with the Lundy Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Inc., 500 State St., Carthage.
Online condolences in his memory can be made at www.lundyfuneralhome.com
His family has requested that memorial donations be made to the Natural Bridge Community Center, 27570 High Street, Natural Bridge, NY 13665.