January 25, 2004
202 W. Maple Street Willard OH 44890 1/28/2004 17:00:00
George E. Arnold, age 80, of Washburn Road, Willard, passed away Sunday, Jan. 25, 2004 at the Willard Mercy Hospital following a sudden illness. He was born Jan. 24, 1924 in Somerset County, PA and has lived in Willard since 1959. He was a retired heavy equipment mechanic and a farmer. He was a member of the Grace United Methodist Church in Willard. He enjoyed gardening, working with tractors and loved to spend time with his family. He was a W.W. II Army Veteran.
He is survived by 3 sons and daughters-in-law, Barry Arnold of Mt. Gilead, OH, David & Terry Arnold of Willard and John & Amy Arnold of Norwalk; 2 daughters and son-in-law, Shirley Penter of Somerset, PA and Martha & John Clark of Willard; 14 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren; brother, Melvin Arnold of Somerset, PA; 3 sisters, Margaret Brown of San Diego, CA, Catherine Claycomb of Medina and Thelma Martell of Holiday, FL; numerous nieces and nephews.
He is preceeded in death by his parents, Albert H. & Minerva (Brant) Arnold; brother, Charles Arnold; 2 sisters, Nellie Rinick and Mary Shaulis.
Visitation will be Wed. from 5-8 P.M. at the Secor Funeral Home in Willard. The Funeral Service will be Thursday at 11:00 A.M. at the Grace United Methodist Church in Willard, with Rev. James Ellis officiating. There will be a Funeral Service, Friday at 1:00 P.M. at the Beams Church in Boswell, PA, with burial at the Beams Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Grace United Methodist Church, 108 West Maple St., Willard, OH 44890.