James Fred Arnold III

April 15, 1940 - January 24, 2022

James Fred Arnold III, age 81, of Frisco, Texas, passed away on Monday, January 24, 2022.  He was born on April 15, 1940, in Corning, Arkansas, to Dorlene (McKnight) and James Fred Arnold Jr.  James proudly served his country in the United States Navy.  He obtained his associate degree and had a successful career in manufacturing management in the computer industry.  James married Nancy Jean Stover on May 12, 1984, in Yosemite National Park, California.  He was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by all those who knew him. 

James is survived by his beloved wife, Nancy Arnold; his sons, Fred Arnold, Ron Stover and Travis Stover; his granddaughters, Megan Daly and her husband, Jamin, and Shannen Stover; his great-grandson, Hunter James Stover; his sister, Anna Kay Baker and her husband, Rodney; and his nieces and nephews, Laura McKinney, Carol Owens and Van Baker. 

He is preceded in death by his parents, Dorlene and James Arnold Jr. 

A Private Graveside Service will be held at DFW National Cemetery.

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Dear Jim, what a sad day to learn of your passing, you always had a happy smile and a terrific personality, Rest in Peace my friend, the world is a lonelier place without you Ian Fitz-Simon, February 17, 2022 Jim was an amazing friend to me, he was my favorite coworker. I will never forget the times we had together at home depot plumbing department. My heart ached when I heard the news, and it forever will. Rest in peace Jim, you've earned it.
Nikolas Lambert, February 17, 2022 Dad, I love and miss you very very much. You have been my biggest influence and provided me with wonderful spiritual guidance. Thank you for being the greatest father in the world. We will catch up again in Heaven. Until then, Your son, Fred
James Fred Arnold IV, February 6, 2022