Donald R. Arnold
FLETCHER — Donald R. Arnold, age 73, of Fletcher passed away on Thursday, June 12, 2014 in the Upper Valley Medical Center, Troy. Born on October 12, 1940 in Dayton, Ohio, Don was a son of the late Eddie and Verna (Baker) Arnold.
He married Sina Sue Crenshaw on July 14, 1963 and together they raised two children: Tanya Elliott of Collingswood, NJ and Todd (Jane) Arnold of West Chester, OH. He is also survived by two grandchildren: Josh and Tucker Elliott, and one great grandson, Liam Elliott. A brother, Edward Arnold of Daytona Beach, FL also survives. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by three brothers: Harold, William, and Jack Arnold and a niece, Carol Sue Meisetz.
Don was a member of the Bethel United Methodist Church and previously volunteered on the Fletcher Fire Dept. He retired from OrrFelt Manufacturing in Piqua, OH.
A 2:00 graveside committal service will be held on Saturday, June 21, 2014 in the Evergreen Cemetery, N. High Street, Saint Paris, Ohio. A memorial service will follow at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday in the Bethel United Methodist Church, 2505 E. Loy Road, Piqua, Ohio 45356 with Reverend David Ramming presiding.
A time of fellowship will be held afterwards in the church basement. Memorial contributions in Don's name may be made to the Fletcher Fire Dept., 6605 St. Rt. 589, Fletcher, Ohio 45326 or to the Bethel United Methodist Church.
Condolences may be sent to www.shivelyfuneralhomes.com. Suber-Shively Funeral Home, 201 W. Main Street, Fletcher, Ohio is serving the family.