James Herbert Arendall

James Herbert Arendall

Sep 22, 1948 - Apr 27, 2020
Midlothian, Va

James Herbert Arendall

Sep 22, 1948 - Apr 27, 2020
Midlothian, Va


James Herbert Arendall, 71, of N. Chesterfield, VA went to be with his Lord on Monday, April 27, 2020. James(Jiffy) was the devoted husband 35 years to Virginia Smiley Arendall; father of Wendy Jones, Tom Campbell, Chase Campbell, Cheryl Adams, Richard Adams (Linda) grandfather of Peyton and Regan Jones; brother of Linda Womack, Rose Hunter(Lea Ann Nystrom), Buddy Arendall and Dennis Arendall. James (Jim) was born in Halifax, VA on September 22, 1948 preceded in death by his parents Raleigh Thomas Arendall and Ruby Thelma Pickeral. Jim as a young boy enjoyed playing baseball in the Little League Sponsored by Vaughan’s. He was a member of the 1961 Championship Team competing in the Dixie Little League Series World Series with his father coaching, He enlisted in the USA Army in 1965 serving in Vietnam and was a proud veteran. He loved his country. He was an avid golfer who loved competing in VSGA and State Opens and local tournaments. He was a member of Meadowbrook Country Club where he served on the board of Directors. He loved socializing, dancing and spending time with his family and golfing buddies. He retired as Owner and operator of the DeerRun Jiffy Lube in Midlothian, VA The love of his life was his wife Miss Ginny who was his soul mate and confidant. They enjoyed traveling and sharing time with his children, grandchildren and family members. Second to the love of his family was Jim’s pride and joy of his 1960 Corvette Convertible. A private family service will be held at the Virginia Veteran’s Cemetery in Amelia, VA. A celebration of his life will be held at a later date. Please visit his obituary page at Morrissett.com for additional information and to share memories with the family. In lieu of flowers, the family request contributions be made to Virginia State Golf Association Junior Golf Program and the Meadowbrook Country Club Charles Gillette Garden Fund (501 3c).

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28 responses to James Herbert Arendall

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  1. Ginny, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this very sad time. We know your memories will bring you comfort and peace in the hard times to come. We certainly have some special memories of our travels with the Virginia NAPUS family and especially remember Jim’s love of golf and good times.
    Carol and Charlie Moser

  2. Buddy Peace says:

    I grew up in Halifax and played a lot of ball with Jimmy. He was an excellent athlete as was all the Arendall family.
    As the years went by, I would see Jimmy from time to time on the golf course. He always greeted me with a smile and warm hand-shake. We got to talk briefly, and I knew he was very proud of his family. You could tell he loved all of you.
    May the many fond memories you shared through the years help comfort all of you in the days and months ahead.
    Jimmy was a good man and my thoughts and prayers are with each of you at this time.
    With deepest sympathy,
    Buddy Peace
    Richmond, Va.

    1. Wendy Jones says:

      Thank you for such kind words of my dad.

  3. Bill Biddle says:

    We love Jim. And Ms Ginny. We loved watching them dance at Meadowbrook. A good guy a great golfer. He will be missed by all. Bill & Becky Biddle

    1. Wendy Jones says:

      Mr. Biddle
      Thank you!

  4. Judy Rogers says:

    We have many great memories of Jim over the years! He loved his family, loved golf, his corvette (which we were able to use for photos at our Member-Guest tournament last year) and loved life. He will be missed by all! Our thoughts are with Ginny and all of the Arendall’s !
    Gary & Judy Rogers

  5. Bill Biddle says:

    Jim was a friend of mine for more than 40 years , I first met Jim at Meadowbrook CC and had played a lot of golf with Jimmy over the years . I pray for his family 🙏🏻 And especially Miss Ginny . Jim always had a smile on his face and always a kind word for everyone, he will be missed by a lot of people . Here’s to you Jim 🥃 ⛳️🇺🇸 🍷❤️ Until we meet again .

    My sympathies to all the family and especially Miss Ginny
    Bill Biddle

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