Zachary William Arnold
Zachary William Arnold

September 23, 1984 - May 11, 2014
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Zachary William Arnold, 29, of Mechanicsville, VA passed away on May 11, 2014, with his parents by his side. In addition to his parents, Zach is survived by his step-mother Tammy Nelson, step-father Michael Coleman, Sister Emma Nelson, Grandmothers Norma Arnold, Mary Nelson and Sandy Barrett, aunts, uncles, cousins and his girlfriend Kristen Peacock. He is preceded in death by his Grandfathers William Arnold, Mitchell Nelson and Chuck Henderson. In addition, he is survived by a wealth of friends, including Bill Coleman and Jamie Fielo and his ComedySportz family.
Zach was born September 23, 1984 in Fairfax, VA to Christa Arnold-Coleman and Paul Nelson. He grew up in Springfield, Virginia. He went to Robert E. Lee High School in Springfield where he excelled in Theater Arts and discovered Improv. He graduated from Lee in 2002 and attended Emory and Henry College in Emory, VA. Zach moved to Mechanicsville in 2007 and became an active member of the local Improv scene. Most recently Zach was the Assistant Artistic Director of ComedySportz Richmond, where he has played since 2007. He loved to make an audience laugh!
A celebration of Zach's life will be held at 1:00pm on May 24, 2014 at the Mechanicsville Methodist Church located at 7356 Atlee Road. In lieu of flowers please consider donating to the Zach Arnold ComedySportz Education Fund. More information to follow. This education fund will be used to help offset the costs of providing Improv courses to those unable to afford them.
He will be laid to rest at the Oak Grove Cemetery near Morgantown, Kentucky in June.




Mechanicsville Methodist Church
7356 Atlee Road
Mechanicsville, VA US 23111
Saturday, May 24, 2014
1:00 PM


Zach Arnold ComedySportz Education Fund
More information to follow