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James Arnold, Sr. October 25, 1938 - November 23, 2019

Resided in Portland, Oregon

Portland resident, James Arnold, Sr., passed on November 23, 2019 at the age of 81. A funeral service will be held at Gresham Memorial Chapel on Monday, December 9th at 1:00pm.

James Adams Arnold, Sr. BIOGRAPHY

By, James Arnold, Sr.

August 11, 2011

Place of Birth – Ozan Arkansas

Date of Birth – 10/25/1938

Father – Ernest Arnold (Deceased 1998)

Mother – Mary Byers (Deceased 1938)

Raised in Youngstown Ohio

Graduated from North High School June 1956

Attended Youngstown University and Portland State University

Military US Marine Corps 1957-1960 (LCPL)

Married Sept 2, 1961 to Eleanor Wells

Children:
Lois
James
Ernest

Moved to Portland in 1967

Reemployed: Bonneville Power Administration

Remarried May 25, 1985 to Dee Craig

Gained four more sons: Jay, Scott, Kevin, Meaux Craig and their children and grandchildren
Retired – October 1994
Reemployed – Los Alamos Fire Dept – New Mexico – October 1994
Retired – March 1996
Reemployed – Fish Emergency Service – Sep 1996 – Dec 2012

Eight Grandchildren: Julissa, Jasmine, Nathan, Jamie, Deandre, Darius, Jaylynn and Jada plus Deshawn

Great-grandchild – Dominic

Interests – Hiking, photography, gardening, traveling and adventures

Volunteered – Fish Emergency Service and Meals on Wheels

Service: Funeral Service
Date: December 9th, 2019
Time: 1:00pm
Place: Gresham Memorial Chapel

Service: Committal
Date: December 10th, 2019
Time: 11:00am
Place: Willamette National Cemetery

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