83, passed away at home on Aug. 13, 2013 after a lengthy battle with cancer. He is survived by his wife, Ann; two sons, Arnold Junior and Ralph; two daughters, Ella and Sherri Hoffman; three sisters and brother. He has 12 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his first wife and two sons. Arnold was rarely seen without his faithful dog, Charlie.
Arnold served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He was a skilled handyman and retired from the steel mill in Ohio. Arnold was a member of Sunset Harbor Baptist Church in Summerfield, Fla.
Memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013 at Martindale Christian Fellowship, 3545 Martindale Rd. NE, Canton.
Published in The Repository on Sept. 5, 2013