Arnold Eugene "Arnie" Spitznogle, 64, of Monclova Twp, went to be with the Lord surrounded by his loving family on Saturday, July 6, 2013, after a courageous and brave 6 year battle with cancer. Arnie was born June 26, 1949, in Waynesburg, PA, the son of Lloyd and Norene (Walls) Spitznogle. He attended Penn State University and graduated with a BS in Aerospace Engineering.
In 1980, he moved to Lima, Ohio to work for Standard Oil of Ohio at the Vistron Chemical Plant. In 1992, he transferred to the BP Oil Refinery in Oregon, Ohio where he was employed until his passing. Arnie was a member of Monclova Road Baptist Church. He was an avid woodworker and coin collector. He took great comfort in reading the Bible. One thing he will be greatly remembered for was his wealth of obscure facts in nearly any subject.
Arnie was preceded in death by his father, Lloyd Spitznogle; a stillborn grandson, Arnold Sptiznogle II; mother-in-law, Mildred (Fogle) Wosotowsky; father-in-law, Walter Wosotowsky, brother-in-law, Ed Wosotowsky and sister-in-law, Donna (Eder) Wosotowsky.
He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Sharon (Wosotowsky); daughter, Pam (Grant) Loftis of Lafayette, OH; sons, Gary (Lynette) Spitznogle, Worthington, Ohio, Chris (Jodi) Gossett of Toledo, Ohio; mother, Norene Spitznogle of Irwin, PA; brother, Cletus Spitznogle of Alexandria, VA; sisters, Barb Spitznogle of Stephens City, VA and Jackie Sptiznogle of Alexandria, VA; 6 grandchildren; 3 step-grandchildren; 1 great-granddaughter, and 4 step great-grandchildren.
Friends and family are invited to visit on Thursday, July 11, 2013, from 5:00-9:00 p.m. at the Maison-Dardenne-Walker Funeral Home 501 Conant St. Maumee, Ohio. Visitation will continue on Friday, July 12, 2013, from 9:00-11:30 a.m. at Monclova Baptist Church 7819 Monclova Rd. Monclova, Ohio with a funeral service starting at 11:30 a.m. Interment will follow at Roth Memorial Cemetery in Monclova. Memorial contributions may be made to the
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Published in Toledo Blade on July 9, 2013