Harold W. Arnold 84, of North Canton passed away on Wednesday, December 9, 2020 at Altman Hospital, Canton. He was born January 2, 1936 in Noble County to Beda and Marie Coleman Arnold.
Harold was a member of Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church, Canton. He served in the Ohio National Guard and was a member of the Football Hall of Fame Luncheon Club. He enjoyed all sports especially his grandchildren’s sporting events and was an avid Ohio State Buckeyes fan. Harold enjoyed spending time with family and friends and always had a great story to tell. He enjoyed returning to Noble County to attend the Fulda Labor Day Picnic.
After graduation from Dexter City High School he moved to Canton and was employed by Republic Steel and then The Hoover Company for 30+ years
Harold was preceded in death by his first wife Mary Singer Arnold and son Steven Arnold. He is survived by his loving wife Shirley, son Bradley (Lisa) Arnold, step-daughter Victoria Nacci, grandchildren: Nathanael (Lisa) Arnold, Kyle Arnold, Alivia Arnold, Bradley Arnold II, and Alexa Nacci. Four brothers: Francis (Norma) Arnold, Ronald (Diana) Arnold, Melvin (Carolyn) Arnold, and Kenneth (Jake) Arnold. Four sisters: Evelyn (Erv) Willmer, Donna (Kenneth) Crock, Shirley Carna, Rose (Marlan) Hedge and sister-in-law Bonnie Arnold. And many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by three sisters: Osolene Saling, Bernetta Barrett and Leona Benner. Brothers: James Arnold, Roger Arnold and infant twin brothers Edward and Bernard Arnold. Brothers-in-law: James Saling, John Barrett, and Robert Benner. Nephews: Louis Saling, Michael Barrett and Matthew Arnold.
Graveside services were held Wednesday, December 16 at Sunset Hill Burial Park, Canton. Donations may be made to Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church, 833 – 39th St. Canton, OH 44709.