James Dexter Arrington
October 31, 1936 – April 5, 2010
James Dexter Arrington, 73, passed away Monday, April 5, 2010 at his home. James was born October 31, 1936 to parents Albert and Trusby Arrington in Lynch, KY. James was a veteran of the Air Force. He was an avid bird watcher, enjoyed cross word puzzles and spending time gardening vegetables and flowers. Over the years he amassed a large collection of die cast miniature cars and he loved sports, especially the Cleveland Cavaliers. James retired in 1998 after 30 years as a crib attendant at Chrysler.
James is survived by his wife Nina, daughter Felecia Arrington, and his son Jeffrey Arrington. He is survived also by his brothers; Albert (Betty) Arrington and Charles Arrington. He also leaves two special young adults that were close to his heart in Kyle and Heather Sumner and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his sisters; Peggy Collius, Nancy Houge, and Diana Dingus and his brothers; Bill Arrington and Bobby Arrington. Family will receive visitors on Sunday, April 11th, from 2:00 - 4:00 PM at the Wood-Kortright-Borkoski Funeral Home, 703 E. Main St., Ravenna, where funeral services will be held on Monday, April 12th at 12:00 PM with Reverend Dallas Sanford officiating. Interment will follow at Maple Grove Cemetery in Ravenna.
Condolences and memories may be shared at www.wood-kortright-borkoski.com
The family would like to express their thanks to Robinson Hospice.
- Visitation Sunday, April 11, 2010
- Funeral Service Monday, April 12, 2010
James Dexter Arrington
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April 12, 2010
Nina, Felecia, and Jeff, My heart goes out to you today. You all have been very special to me throughout my life. I enjoyed going to your house and spending the night. I want ever forget that Jimmy and I were baptized the same day. That was a blessing. Jimmy was always a great guy. My love and prayers go your way. I love you all, Your niece, Teresa
April 11, 2010
Jeff and family,
I am so saddened and sorry for your loss. I looked over the photo gallery and it brought back some good memories, which I am sure you will cherish forever. Though it has been a very long time, please know that you have been in my thoughts and prayers these last few days. God bless you all.
April 9, 2010
Our sympathy condolences for the family from his friends and classmates from Ervinton High School at Nora, Virginia
The staff of Wood-Kortright-Borkoski Funeral Home
April 7, 2010
Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.