Arnold Ira Goldberg passed away Monday, Feb. 5, 2018, in Point Clear, Ala., at the age of 90.
Born Nov. 26, 1927, in Savannah, the son of immigrant parents from Eastern Europe and the youngest of three children, Arnold received a degree in mechanical engineering from Georgia Tech and was a lifelong supporter. An Eagle Scout and a decades-long adult volunteer and leader in Boy Scouts, Arnold was awarded the Silver Beaver distinguished service award. He was a member of The Temple and served on the Cherokee County grand jury as the foreman for many years. Arnold was self-employed as a manufacturer’s representative most of his life and lived his adult life in Atlanta and Woodstock.
Arnold was predeceased by his loving wife, Nancy Lois Nathan Goldberg, originally of Davis Island, Tampa, Fla., and is survived by his three sons, Eric Goldberg of Raleigh, N.C., and his wife, Debra Goldberg, Alan Goldberg of Point Clear, and Michael Goldberg of Tybee Island and his wife, Debra Goldberg; by seven grandchildren, Anna Rachel Spitzer and Gretchen Dunlap, Lexie Goldberg, Avi Goldberg, Sharon Rose Goldtzvik, Micah Goldberg Crown, and Asa Goldberg; and five great-grandchildren, Anna Grace and Noah Spitzer, Skyler Kade Goldberg, and Annabelle and Nathan Dunlap.
Funeral services will take place graveside at Arlington Memorial Park on Thursday, Feb. 8, at 3 p.m. with Rabbi David Spinrad officiating. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Boy Scouts of America.