CAMPBELL, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – A Memorial Service will be held at 12:00 Noon, on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at the Wasko Funeral Home, with Deacon John Rentas officiating, for Robert D. Arrowsmith, 90, who passed away Sunday, April 14, in Maple Crest Nursing Home.
Robert was born November 2, 1928 in East Liverpool, the son of Samuel and Laura Pitts Arrowsmith and was a lifelong resident of East Liverpool until seven years ago when he moved to Campbell to be with his son, Joe and his family.
He proudly served his country in the United States Army from 1950 to1956.
Robert retired from Colt Industries Crucible, Inc. in Midland, Pennsylvania; he also served as an electrician for the steel company.
He was a member of St. Stephens Episcopal Church; the Eagles and the VFW.
Robert was an avid reader, outdoors man and loved animals. He contributed often to organizations that protected wildlife and a sustainable environment.
His wife, Lucy Arrowsmith, whom he married on May 19, 1956, passed away on July 20, 2011.
He leaves to cherish his memory, his son and daughter-in-law, Joseph and Mirta Arrowsmith of Campbell; one grandson, Matthew P. Arrowsmith of Columbus and one granddaughter, Samantha E. Arrowsmith of Cleveland.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Lucy; brothers, Len and Syd Arrowsmith and sisters, Irene Arrowsmith and Nellie Duncan.
The family would like to send a special “Thank You” to the kind and caring staff at Maple Crest Nursing Home, who were his second family for the last four years.
The Arrowsmith family has entrusted the care of their loved one to the Wasko Funeral Home and will receive family and friends on Saturday morning, April 27 from 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 Noon.
Interment will be held at Spring Grove Cemetery in East Liverpool.
A television tribute will air Friday, April 19 at the following approximate times: 6:41 a.m. WYTV and 8:41 a.m. MyYTV and 9:58 a.m. on FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.