|Birth: ||Mar. 3, 1940|
|Death: ||Oct. 2, 2008|
Arnold, James Earl, age 68, a longtime resident of San Clemente. It is with great sadness that we announce Jim's passing on October 2, 2008 after a six year battle with cancer.
Jim was born March 3, 1940, to Judge Clarence Edmund Arnold and Dorothy Earl Arnold of Bakersfield, CA. He was raised and educated in Bakersfield, and moved to Southern California after graduating from UCLA in 1962. In 1972 he established his CPA practice in San Clemente and moved his family to San Clemente,Ca.
Jim is survived by his wife, Vera of San Clemente; children, David James Arnold , and Lorena Maria Arnold both of Miami, Florida; stepsons, David Morgan of San Clemente, CA, Edward Morgan and wife, Stephanie; their children, Matthew, Julia, Samantha and Jamie of Oceanside,CA; his brother, William Earl Arnold and wife, Caroline Ann of Ventura, CA; nephew, William Arnold and wife, Kim; their daughter, London Grace of Tigard, Oregon. niece, Mary Flagg and husband John; their daughters, Alisa and Kayleen of Etna, WY. Jim was known for his wit, financial acumen, and love of people. He maintained a life long interest in college and professional sports, in stamp and coin collecting, and in small mechanical toy collecting. He enjoyed raising his children, playing with their pets and interacting with his clientele. For a number of years he was active in Rotary International clubs and in the San Clemente Chamber of Commerce. Jim always said that his favorite hobby is talking to his friends and clients.
He will be interred in a bench with the inscription "Hi! Sit! Let's Talk!". The bench is located in the Hawthorne Place area of Greenwood Memorial Park, San Diego,Ca.
Jim will be sadly missed by many. A memorial service for family and friends will be held today, October 7, 2008 - 2pm. Lesneski Colonial Chapel, 640 S. El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA. 92672. Lesneski Mortuary
Published in the Orange County Register from 10/4/2008 - 10/7/2008
Vera Karla Arnold (1948 - ____)
Greenwood Memorial Park
San Diego County
Plot: Hawthorne Place
Created by: Cindy R
Record added: Jan 16, 2009
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