American Veteran 09

Arnold James "AJ" Dimsdale

January 6, 1931 ~ April 13, 2019 (age 88)

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Arnold James "A.J." Dimsdale, age 88, of Charlotte, NC, died Saturday, April 13, 2019, at Levine & Dickson Hospice House in Huntersville, NC.

He was a native of Rutherford County and the son of the late Odell Dimsdale and the late Cordie McDaniel Dimsdale. Arnold was a US Army veteran of the Korean War and was retired from Eastern Airlines in Charlotte after 30 years. He was a simple, humble, hardworking man and a loving husband, father and grandfather. Arnold never met a stranger and loved to go to flea markets and talk to people and tell stories about his life. He lived in Charlotte for over 60 years. One of his highest honors was being a member of the Army Honor Guard. He was preceded in death by his wife Mary Frances Dimsdale and  three brothers; Homer, Gene, and Morris Dimsdale.

He is survived by:

Two Daughters:
Sandra Medlin of Charlotte, NC
Sharon Bray

One Sister:
Sylvia Whitener of Forest City, NC

One Brother:
Steve Dimsdale and his wife Lois of Rutherfordton, NC

Three Grandchildren:
Brandon Medlin of Charlotte, NC, Austin Bray and Dillon Bray

The graveside service will be at Piedmont Baptist Church Cemetery at 1:00 PM, Thursday, April 18, 2019 with Reverend Dr. Keith Stephenson officiating. Military honors will be presented by The Rutherford County Honor Guard. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Levine & Dickson Hospice House of Huntersville at 11900 Vanstory Dr. Huntersville,NC 28078. Online guest register at McMahan's Funeral Home & Cremation Services in charge of the arrangements.

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Graveside Service
April 18, 2019

1:00 PM
Piedmont Baptist Church Cemetery
Maple Creek Rd.
Rutherfordton, NC 28139


Levine & Dickson Hospice House of Huntersville
11900 Vanstory Dr., Huntersville NC 28078

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