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|Friday, 05 July 2013 09:03|
James A. Arton, of Bowling Green, Ohio, passed away on July 3, 2013.
Born in Rochester, New York on July 31, 1937, Jim was employed by the N.Y. Central Railroad as a janitor while attending High School, years later he became the Terminal Superintendent at the same rail yard. He continued with N.Y. Central, then Penn Central, and finally retired from Conrail in 1994.
He went on to become an expert witness working with railroad accident victims, which came to be a very satisfying endeavor.
He served in the military in the 1960s, and was a member of the American Legion for many years.
Jim enjoyed many hobbies including: photography, woodworking, boating, fishing, was an avid reader and always enjoyed being in the outdoors.
He is survived by his wife, Margaret Arton, and children, Kevin, Daniel, Tammy, Trevor, and Tabatha, sister, Diane and his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He enjoyed family life, especially being a grandpa.
Visitation will be held on Sunday July 7, from 1-3 p.m. at DUNN FUNERAL HOME, 408 Wooster St. in Bowling Green, Ohio.
Donations can be made in his name to Special Kids Therapy, 1700 Sandusky St. Findlay, Ohio 43402, or to the iTaalk Autism Foundation, 2040 W. Central Avenue, Toledo, Ohio 43606. These charities directly support children with special needs.
Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.dunnfuneralhome.com.
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|Last Updated on Saturday, 06 July 2013 07:30|
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