Leland Jacob Arnold
Leland Jacob Arnold, age 82 beloved husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather died Monday January 8, 2018 at his home in Marr, Ohio. He was born May 8, 1935 at Churchtown, Ohio the son of the late Francis and Mary Luella Green Arnold.
Leland attended Waterford Schools. He developed many wonderful friendships throughout the county while building farm silos for Silica Silo Company of Thompson, Ohio from 1956-1972. He worked construction for local contractors building and remodeling several homes and other buildings in the area. He was a founding member of the Bethel Twp. Fire Dept. and attended St. Henry’s Catholic Church at Harriettsville, Ohio. Leland will be remembered for the numerous furniture pieces he made for family and friends.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by an infant brother, brothers and sister-in-law’s Ermine and Lorraine Arnold and Joe and Mabel Arnold, and sisters and brother-in-law’s Katherine and Dale Schwendeman and Imogene and Joe Buchicchio, and brother-in-law’s Paul Schwendeman and Charles Saling, his in-law’s James and Ada Camden and sister-in-law and husband Betty and Paul Brooker, two nephews and a niece.
Leland is survived by his devoted wife of 60 years Mary Anna Camden Arnold whom he married November 9 1957, his loving daughters and son-in-laws Joyce and Charles Douglas of Athens, and Mary Kaye and Dana Parks of Marr, his four grandchildren who he adored Andrew Weed of Athens, Emily and Cody Griffin of Whipple, Katie and David Speelman of Woodsfield, and Kelsy Parks and Andrew Gill of Whipple, and his greatest joys of his life were his four great-granddaughters Addysen, Kaydance, and Kenslee Griffin and Annsley Gill, and his constant companion his dog Cappy.
Leland is also survived by sisters and brothers Rita Schwendeman of Churchtown, Maxine and Chalmer Stewart of Canton, Louis and Donna Arnold of Waterford, and Gladys Saling of Caldwell, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Friends will be received 3 – 8 p.m. Thursday January 11, at the Bauer-Turner Funeral Home, 100 S. Paul Street, Woodsfield, Ohio where funeral services will be held 11a.m. Friday January 12, 2018 with Msgr. Mark Froehlich officiating. Burial will follow in St. Henry’s Catholic Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please remember Leland by making a donation to the Bethel Twp. Fire Dept. and EMS, c/o Jim Smithberger, 36290 Smithberger Hill Rd., Lower Salem, Ohio 45745.
Condolences may be expressed online at www.bauerturner.com.