Homer W. Arnold, 82, of Killbuck, passed away Friday morning, Oct. 26, 2012, at Wooster Community Hospital, after an extended illness.
Homer was born Sept. 12, 1930 in Clark, the son of Robert and Dorothy (Ling) Arnold, and married Wanda Hughes on May 3, 1950. She survives.
He retired from Inn Maid Noodles as a plant manager, and was a veteran of the Korean War serving in both the U.S. Army and the U.S. Air Force.
Homer was a life member of Killbuck VFW, and enjoyed working outside on the family property. He loved playing with his grandkids.
Surviving in addition to his wife, are children, Anita (Rick Felton) Arnold of Warsaw, Wayne (Deb) Arnold of Killbuck, and Cheryl (Roger) Emick of Orrville; grandchildren, Shelley (Brian) Artrip, Joey (Tim) Starner, Jesi Shaw, Bill (Brandy) Broadwater, Duane (Nikki) Yutzy, Jeri (Brian) Phillips, Jason (Steph) Arnold, Brad (Katie) Arnold and Melissa (Jason) Brooks; 18 great-grandchildren; two step-granddaughters; five step-great-grandchildren; brothers, Jack (Sue) Arnold of Warsaw and Bobby (Linda) Arnold of Killbuck; and sisters, Gert Renfrew and Patty Moniger, both of Killbuck.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his father- and mother-in-law, Charles and Fannie Hughes; a son, Larry Joe Arnold; sisters, Shirley Galford and Lillian Barnett; a brother, Tom Arnold; and his good dog, Pug.
Graveside services were Monday, Oct. 29 in Killbuck Cemetery, with Chaplain Ginger Pflueger officiating. Military rites were conducted by the Killbuck VFW.
Arrangements were handled by Alexander Funeral Home, Millersburg.
The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to Hospice & Palliative Care of Greater Wayne (Holmes) County, 2525 Back Orrville Road, Wooster 44691; or Holmes County Kidney Fund, in care of Miriam Weaver, 6521 County Road 189, Millersburg 44654.