Harold Eugene (Sleepy) Arnold, 82, of Lee’s Summit, MO. passed away November 21, 2021 at Kansas City Hospice House. A private graveside service will be held on Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at Floral Hills East Cemetery, Lee’s Summit, MO. Visitation will be an Open House at the residence, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Wednesday, December 1, 2021. Memorial contributions may be made to Vecina.org. Vecina is Sleepy’s daughter-in-law, Lindsay Gray’s, non profit organization. Your generosity helps support work to empower Immigrant Justice Advocates.
Harold was born November 30, 1938 in Raymore, MO. Sleepy was so may different and great people: husband, papa, golf coach/mentor, master story teller, survivor in life and business, served his country, and was a successful entrepreneur. He enjoyed watching Chief’s games, golfing, driving his MU car and golf cart, taking care of his desert plants and soaking up the sun. Sleepy will be sorely missed, but his colorful character and vivid memories will live on forever. He was one of a kind and we will all miss him.
He was preceded in death by his parents, most of his siblings, and son, Curt Arnold. Survivors include wife, Cathy: Son, Chris (Jennifer): grandchildren, Chace and Brooke Arnold, and Lilah and Ellie Gray; brother, Milt; step-son, Steve Gray (Lindsay); daughter, Lynn Rising; and brother-in-law, Jeff Michaelson.