Arnold W Wacker, 76 of West Salem died June 6, 2019 at his home. He was born to parents Albert and Bethel (Gingery) Wacker on April 20, 1943. Arnold graduated from Black River High School in 1961 where he met his wife Margaret. He married his high school sweet heart July 6, 1962. Arnold enjoyed restoring tractors and houses. He was employed at Formrite Tube Company in Medina for over 20 years and then was an owner operator of HobNob in Lodi for 10 years.
Arnold leaves behind his wife Margaret: 3 children Sandy (Mike) Grills, Lodi; Tod (Becki) Wacker, West Salem; and Denise Wacker, Mansfield: 6 grandchildren Caleb (Lisa) Grills, Haskins, Ohio; Gabrielle (Tyler) Laux, Seville; Monica (Blair) Harper, Lodi; Rachel (Alex) Eckart, Wadsworth; Olivia and Andrew Wacker, West Salem: 5 Great-grandchildren Darryn, Trenton, Ellen Grills; Sadie and Hazel Laux; 2 siblings Nancy Lilly, West Salem and Agnes Porter, Seville. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral services will be held at the Matteson Funeral Home in West Salem on June 10, 2019 at 11 AM with Pastor Michael Grills officiating. Visitation will be Sunday evening from 4-7 PM at the funeral home. Burial at West Salem Cemetery following the service. Those who wish to share a memory or make an online condolence may do so by visiting mattesonfh.com.