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Edward S. Arlin

NORWALK: Edward S. Arlin, 87, of Norwalk, Ohio, died Saturday, November 12, 2011 in Fisher-Titus Medical Center.

He was born July 8, 1924 in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania to the late Harold W. and Emily P. (Pace) Arlin and came to this area in 1958 from Mansfield, Ohio. Ed was an Ensign in the United Sates Navy during W.W. II where he was a Pilot and Instructor. He was a graduate of Mansfield Senior High School in 1942, and the University of Cincinnati. Ed was also a member of the 1946 University of Georgia National Football Championship team. Ed retired from Portage Electric Products of North Canton, Ohio and was a former partner and co-founder of Norwalk Thermostat.

He enjoyed traveling, fishing, hunting, sports, and was an avid reader. Ed especially enjoyed reading and listening to Political publications and programs, current events, and spending time with his family. He was a member of the Norwalk Elks Club and Eagles Aerie #711. Ed was an Eagle Scout, member of the NorwalkTruckers Booster Club and a former member of the Norwalk Rotary Club. He always enjoyed seeing the Cleveland Browns, Indians, and Cavs games.

He is survived by his wife of 60 years, E. Joan (Beard) Arlin of Norwalk, Ohio; and by his children, James A. and Deborah Arlin of Norwalk, Ohio, Patty Arlin-Smith of Norwalk, Ohio, Julie (Arlin) Davis and Mark Davis of Upper Arlington, Ohio, Edward H. and Deborah Arlin of West Bloomfield, Michigan, Linda (Arlin) Jennings and James Jennings of Denver, Colorado, and Paul R. Arlin of Norwalk, Ohio; 13 grandchildren; and 15 great grandchildren; Ed is also survived by his sister, Dorothy Hershey of Norwalk, Ohio. He was preceded in death by his brother, Ralph W. Arlin.

Friends may call on Wednesday, November 16, 2011 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in Walker Funeral Home, 98 West Main Street, Norwalk, Ohio where memorial services will be held on Thursday, November17, 2011 at 11:00 a.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to Starfish Project, Inc., P.O. Box 272, Norwalk, Ohio 44857. Online condolences may be made by going to

Published in the News Journal on Nov. 14, 2011
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