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1976 James 2021

James David Arnold

February 23, 1976 — April 14, 2021

Meadowview, VA – James David Arnold, born February 23, 1976 and age 45, passed on Wednesday, April 14, 2021.  James was a former employee of the Town of Abingdon Public Works and was preceded in death by his father, James Claude Arnold. 

James is survived by his wife, Naomi Kestner Arnold; four sons, James Arnold, II, David Arnold, Winston Arnold, and Dominic Arnold; mother, Helen Hess Styles; siblings, Betty Arnold, Elizabeth Helen Arnold, Geneva Michelle Arnold, Trigg Cecil Arnold, and Landon Ben Fields; and several nieces and nephews. 

 Visitation with the family will be held 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Friday, April 23, 2021, at the Main Street Chapel of Farris Funeral Service.  Graveside services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Friday in Old Glade Presbyterian Church Cemetery with David Matlock officiating.  Pallbearers will be Bruce Kestner, Sam Kestner, Kenny Heath, Tim Foran, Bufford Doss, and Joe Rasnake.  James Arnold, II, David Arnold, Winston Arnold, Dominic Arnold, Pete Reynolds, Randy Sutherland, Densty Kestner, and Ronald Rasnake will serve as honorary pallbearers.  COVID-19 guidelines are to be observed.   

Those wishing to express sympathy online may do so by visiting and signing the online guest register. The family of James David Arnold is being cared for by Farris Funeral Service & Crematory, 427 East Main Street, Abingdon, VA 24210, (276) 623-2700.
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Friday, April 23, 2021

12:30 - 1:30 pm (Eastern time)

Farris Funeral Service, Inc. – Main Street Chapel

427 E Main St, Abingdon, VA 24210

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