2013-06-01 / Obituaries

James Russell Arnold, Sr.

James Russell Arnold, Sr., age 71 of Thornville, passed away May 22, 2013. He was born on December 6, 1941, in Thornville to the late Howard and Helen (Moul) Arnold.

Jim was a 1959 graduate of Lynnwood Jacksontown High School. He was a dairy farmer all his life. He loved camping, fishing, and taking care of his farm. Most of all, he loved spending time with his grandchildren.

He is survived by his loving family: special friend of 14 years, Thelma Mills; son, Rusty (Machelle) Arnold; daughter, Lisa (Jay Parkinson) Arnold; four grandchildren, Quay and Kylene Arnold, and Jake and Brock Parkinson; and his sister, Beatrice (Robert) Seidl. A funeral service, celebrating Jim’s life, was held May 25, 2013,. in the Thornville home of Hoskinson-Schoedinger Funeral and Cremation Service, with Pastor Don Moshgat officiating.

Contributions can be made to White Chapel United Methodist Church, 6177 White Chapel Rd., Newark. Online condolences may be sent to: www.hoskinsonfuneral.com

Hoskinson-Schoedinger Funeral and Cremation Service, Thornville, is honored to care for the Arnold Family.

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