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Reigle Funeral Home/Sunset Chapel

5501 West Pierson Road, Flushing, MI

OBITUARY

James Lee Arnold

August 6, 1944July 21, 2020

James “Jim” Lee Arnold (age 75) of Flint, Michigan passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, July 21, 2020. He retired from “the shop” at GM in Flint, and then spent time smoking his pipe, gardening and outside projects, visiting his buddies, and hunting at his properties up north. He discovered a love of dancing in recent years and would make the rounds of the Senior Center dances each week (before the pandemic).

He is survived by his son, James L Arnold, Jr and his daughter-in-law Devolyn, of Catonsville, MD; by his grandson James L Arnold III and his fiancé Paula, of Bethesda, MD; by his granddaughter Annabelle, of Catonsville, MD; and by his granddaughter Cheyenne and great-granddaughter Raelynn, of Pittsburg, PA. He is also survived by his brothers John Arnold, George Arnold, and Charlie Arnold, and his sister Carol Harris, as well as many nieces and nephews and their children.

He is preceded in death by his wife Hazel Arnold (January 2016) and his son Ron Arnold (December 2012).

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Casey Arnold

July 28, 2020

I remember as a boy spending time with Uncle Jim and Aunt Hazel at there home, cabin and even camping. I don't have just one memory but many wonderful memories of uncle Jim while growing up. I sure will miss him.

Tish Sorvala

July 25, 2020

I met Jim through his wife Hazel. There are people in this world who are so special that they make others feel comfortable on first meeting them. Jim was that person. We became friends right off the bat. To heck with a hand shake, he insisted on a hug. He knew we liked venison and made sure we got some every year until we moved too far away. When Hazel passed away he would call me about once a year to tell me how he was doing. I sure will miss hearing about his love of dancing. RIP Jim, I Was truly blessed thatYou and Hazel were a part of my life.

Helen Arnold

July 24, 2020

You are my brother-in-law twice. .Once when you married my sister and again when I married your brother. You are going to be missed. I really appreciate all you did to help out my mom. RIP

Ron McLean

July 24, 2020

Jim was a good friend of mine. He helped another friend of ours who had some health problems, driving him back and forth to Dances. He would ask all the women to dance. no discrimation at all. So sorry for his loss.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY