Wrisley Funeral Home
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Arnold S. Goodyear

There will be no formal funeral at the request of the deceased. Burial will be at the convenience of the family

Sunderland, MA – Arnold S. Goodyear, 90, of North Silver Lane, Sunderland, died Thursday, November 27, 2014 in the Hospice of the Fisher Home, North Amherst.

 

He was born in Sunderland, June 28, 1923, the son of Louis and Louise (Studer) Goodyear. He was educated in local schools and later married Virginia Sautter, they recently celebrated 60 years of marriage.

 

Arnold was a self employed horse trainer. He retired at 65, then started trucking horses until age 82. He always helped people with horse problems, including trailer loading. He loved animals and had a natural way with them.

 

Besides his wife Virginia of Sunderland, he leaves one son, Gregg Goodyear of Wyoming and one daughter, Joan Goodyear of Hinsdale, NH. Another daughter Judith Goodyear, pre-deceased him.

 

There will be no formal funeral at the request of the deceased. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. Donations in Arnold’s memory may be made to the Mass. Animal Coalition Regional Dog Shelter, 10 Sandy Lane, Turners Falls, MA 01376.

 

Expressions of Sympathy are available at www.wrisleyfuneralhome.com.