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Weaver Funeral Home

5815 Western Ave, Knoxville, TN

OBITUARY

James "Jim" Madison Arnold

October 23, 1929February 27, 2020
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James M. “Jim” Arnold, age 90 of Knoxville, passed away February 27, 2020. He was a member of Wallace Memorial Baptist Church, an Army veteran of the Korean War and retired from Robertshaw. Jim was a devoted husband, father and a loving caregiver to many family members. Preceded in death by his parents, Madison and Ruby Arnold and six sisters. He is survived by his wife and sweetheart of 67 years, Dorothy Padgett Arnold and son, Doug and wife Connie Arnold. There will be a call at your convenience at Weaver Funeral Home, Sunday from 11:00 am until 4:00 pm. Family and friends will meet Monday at Berry Highland Memorial at 12:45 pm for a 1:00 pm graveside service. Condolences are welcome at weaverfuneralservices.com. Weaver Funeral Home 5815 Western Ave. Knoxville, TN 37921

Services

  • Visitation Sunday, March 1, 2020
  • Graveside Service Monday, March 2, 2020

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James "Jim" Madison Arnold

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Connie Jackson

March 2, 2020

Dot, Doug, and Connie,
There are no words to express the sadness I felt when I learned of Jim's passing. What a wonderful human being he was. He set an example we all should follow. His genuine kindness will truly be missed. May God bless you and keep you in the palm of His hands always.

With deepest heartfelt sympathy,
Connie Jackson

Paul & Elsie Caton

March 1, 2020

Doug, Connie and Mrs. Arnold, so sorry for your loss and trusting you will find strength in the many wonderful memories you have of a life well lived. Prayers for you in the coming days.

Charlene Evans

February 29, 2020

Dorothy, I am so sorry to read of Jim's passing. You may not remember me, but you were my very first supervisor at my first job at Life and Casualty Insurance Company, first on Broadway and then on Magnolia. I remember our walks to Weaver's cafeteria on Broadway and then to Krispy Kreme on Magnolia to get those good fried pies. I'll be praying for your comfort in the difficult days ahead. Still love you, Charlene.

Patricia (Pat) Ballew-Mortorano

February 28, 2020

Jim, so many people will miss you. You were always there whenever anyone was sick or in the hospital. You were everything a son, a brother, a husband and a father should be and you made Mama and Daddy so proud of you. Your sister, Betty (my mother), and your sister, Joan kept us all in stitches with all the stories and childhood shenanigans three of you got into. You were the last of Mama’s seven children to pass on and that leaves quite a void in the Arnold family. I was glad to be a part of it as your niece. May God bless Dot, Doug and Connie. I pray for peace to come to their hearts at this most difficult time in their lives. I love you.

Pat Ballew Shackelford Mortorano

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