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James B. Arnold

March 27, 1931 ~ August 16, 2023 (age 92) 92 Years Old


James B. Arnold age 92 of Leavittsburg passed away peacefully into eternal rest on Wednesday Aug.16, 2023 at Trumbull Memorial Hospital in Warren.  He was born on March 27, 1931 in Warren, Ohio, the son of the late Francis H. Arnold & Mildred Belle (Burson) Arnold. Jim married the love of his life, Donna A. Miller on August 25, 1950 and they have enjoyed 73 years of marriage together.  A resident of Braceville and Leavittsburg all of his life, he graduated from Leavittsburg High School in the Class of 1949.  After graduation, Jim (Speedy) worked at  Republic Steel for 40 years before retiring in 1990. Jim enjoyed spending time with his family, going to flea markets, auctions, car shows, as well as an interest in local history and aviation.   

Memories will be carried on by his loving family; his wife Donna Arnold of Leavittsburg; his 4 daughters Shirley & (Russell) St. Clair of Leavittsburg, Vickie Jaxtheimer of Warren, Cynthia  Zuver of Warren, Shari & (Patrick) Fisher of Niles; 1 son Michael & (Darla) Arnold of Leavittsburg; 3 grandchildren Tracy, Kellie, & Bret; 5 great-grandchildren Lauren, Dominic, Landen, Armando & Angel. 

Jim is preceded in death by his parents, 1 granddaughter Shannon Rivera, 1 son in law: Jim Zuver, 2 great-grandsons Haylen & Dakota James, and 2 half sisters Melinda Infante & Laverne Arnold.

Cremation has taken place, and there will be no services.  

Arrangements have been entrusted to the James Funeral Home, 8 East Broad Street, Newton Falls, OH 44444 (330)872-5440.  Family and friends may view his obituary online or to send condolences,  please visit us at

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