Charles “Arnold” Lahrmer went to be with the Lord September 1, 2021 at age of 88. He passed peacefully at his home of 59 years in Ringgold surrounded by his family. Arnold was the son of Ernest and Rosa (Strickland) Lahrmer. He was the 6th of 13 children. He grew up in Monroe Hollow, Oak Hill, Ohio. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Priscilla (Crabtree) Lahrmer, daughter Lori (Mark) Pritchard, sons Jeff (Keri) and Charlie Lahrmer, brothers Morris (Barbara) and Roger Lahrmer both of North Carolina, sisters Marilyn Morrison of WV., Carol Blackburn of Oak Hill, Mary Jaycox of North Carolina, sister-in-laws Opal Lahrmer, Donna Biggs and Wanda Waugh all of Oak Hill, grandchildren Josh (Kylie) Pritchard, Chelsea (Nate) Swaggerty and Haley (Bill) Dillon, great grandchildren Hadley and Hayes Pritchard, Sawyer and Garritey Swaggerty and Scottlynn Dillon. Arnold is preceeded in death by brothers Ernie, Foster And Estel, sisters Garnet Schlueb, Thelma Naylor, Ruth Shaner and Doris Ogle along with numerous brother and sister-in-laws, nieces and nephews. Arnold was in the Navy during the Korean War. He retired from Bordens after 32 years where he made many lifelong friends. He was an avid sports fan loving his Cincinnati Reds, Bengals and Ohio State Buckeyes. He enjoyed watching his farm animals and planting gardens, camping and vacations. He enjoyed most of all his children and grandchildren coming to visit. He considered them to be his greatest accomplishment in life. The family would like to thank the numerous neighbors and Heartland Hospice for their support. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, September 4, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. in the Wellman Funeral Home with burial to follow in Reber Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Friday from 4-7 p.m. Online condolences can be made to www.wellmanfuneralhomes.com.
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