Name: Royal George ARNOLD
Given Name: Royal George
Birth: 18 Feb 1894 in Sandfield Township, Manitoulin Island, Ontario
Death: 20 Mar 1979 in Sandfield Township, Manitoulin Island, Ontario
Burial: Hilly Grove Cemetery, Manitoulin Island, Ontario
Reference Number: I14167 1
Change Date: 28 Mar 2012 at 21:28
Ontario Vital Records - Births # 001 380 - 1894
ARNOLD, George Roy, male, 18 February 1894, Assiginack. Par ents: Jno. Arnold and Susan Coultis .
Obituary - Manitoulin Expositor, July 4, 1979 -
ROYAL GEORGE ARNOLD
Royal George Arnold died on March 20, 1979, after a length y illness, at the Red Cross Hospital. He was 85 years-of-ag e.
Roy was born at Bruce Mines, Ontario on February 18, 1894 , the eldest son of the late John Arnold and Susan Coultis . At an early age, Roy, his father and mother and sister, E dith (predeceased in 1909) came to the Manitoulin and settl ed in Sandfield Township on a farm on the Manitou River.
On July 3, 1918 he married Hazel Leeson from Tehkummah Town ship where they lived for a few years on a farm. They had t hree sons: Leeland, aged two, died in 1921; Donald of Willo wdale and Wendell of Manitowaning.Three sisters also mour n his loss: Ethel, Mrs. Lawrence Runnalls of St.Catharines , Lee, Mrs. Dave Foster of North Bay, and Nellie, Mrs. Aust in Leeson of Tehkummah. Also seven grandchildren and five g reat-grandchildren. He was predeceased by four brothers, Ha rry, William, Harvey and Ross.
Roy was the community blacksmith for a number of years afte r moving to Sandfield in 1921 where he lived until his pass ing.
Services were held in the Tehkummah Fairview United Churc h with Rev. Marvel Neddow assisted by Rev. Roy Hunter. Mrs . Hunter sang "in the Garden."
Interment was in the family plot in Hilly Grove Cemetery. T he many floral tributes and donations to the various organi zations indicated the high esteem in which he was regarde d by all who knew him.
Hilly Grove Cemetery, Assiginack Township, Manitoulin Islan d, Ontario
ARNOLD / HAZEL / 1899 - 1987 / ROY G. / 1894 - 1979 /
Manitoulin Expositor, March 19, 1980
ARNOLD--In loving memory of Roy George Arnold who passed aw ay March 10,1979
Though absent, you are very near,
Still loved, still missed and always dear.
Wife Hazel, sons Donald and Wendell, daughter-in-laws, Loi s and Joan.
Grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Father: John Harry ARNOLD b: 6 May 1871 in Greenock Township, Bruce County, Ontario
Mother: Susan Ellen COULTIS b: 9 Sep 1871 in Huron County, Ontario
- Abbrev: MFT