Arnold Saylor


Arnold Alphonso Saylor was born on July 20, 1959 in Brooklyn NY to Rose and Willie Alphonso Saylor. Arnold was the third of their five children. He received his high school diploma after graduating Sarah J. High School. Always looking to laugh Arnold was an active sports fan. Arnold was always a hard worker throughout his life and had many coworkers who became like family throughout the years. His last job was a Bus Operator for COTA (Central Ohio Transit Authority)Columbus Ohio, where he was blessed not only to find a job that he enjoyed but was able to meet his soul mate Shirley Smith who he married and truly loved.

Arnold was Preceded in death his parents Rose and Willie Alphonso Saylor and is soon to be reunited with his daughter Stephanie Saylor who left this life in the first weeks of her precious life.

Arnold leaves behind to cherish his Wife Shirley Saylor,brothers Raymond Saylor and Willie Alphonso Jr. Sisters Rosalyn Saylor and Rachael Saylor. Son Arnold Saylor Jr. (AJ) Daughters Tara Hines, Lashauwn Smith, and LaKeshia Fuller. Granddaughter’s Taylyn Hines, LaShaya, LeiMya, Jayla, LaKeya, and ZiMiracle. Grandson’s KeSean and JaMonte

Special Grandson LaRon and Special Friend/Brother Ted Brown both was always there for Arnold.

Arnold leaves behind many cousins, nieces, nephews coworkers, family and friends.

Visitation 9:00 AM and Funeral Service 11:00 AM Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE EAST, 5456 E. Livingston Ave.

Interment at Evergreen Cemetery.

Condolence Messages

  1. Janae Poe and Family (Baez Family)

    We love you Uncle Arnold and you will forever be in our hearts. May the peace you have now spread to all that love you as we seek to continue in this life.

  2. Prayers to the Saylor family. May God be with you and bless you in your time of loss.

    • To The Family And Friends of Arnold Saylor
      Praying God’s Confort and Peace We Love You All
      The Baez Family

  3. Minyon Patton (Mickey)

    My continued prayers to the family. Although no words can really help to ease the loss you bear, just know that you are very close in every thought and prayer.

  4. Kesha, Jarron (smith boy’s)

    Uncle Arnold you’ll forever be in our hearts.

  5. I worked with Arnold at COTA. Was a joy to be around and always happy and upbeat. He never complained and always had a smile on his face. He is going to be missed by many. My blessings to the family and continued prayers.

  6. Roslyn Jordan

    Shirley Smith and family we are so sorry for your loss and may God be with you at all times

  7. Crystal Poston

    To Ray and the Saylor family, sorry to hear about Arnold’s passing. I send my sincere condolences and prayers of comfort to you all. With Love! ❤️

  8. Gerry Middleton

    May you rest in peace cousin Bunkie. Reunited with your heavenly family, Ida and Stephanie. Say hi to all the family up there in heaven. and I’ll see you all later on. God Bless you. xx

  9. Evelyn Willis

    Shirley Smith and family, Take comfort in knowing that Arnold is at peace and in no more pain. My condolences to all of you.

  10. Adama Maitland

    Rest In Peace cousin Arnold please say hi to my mother and grandmother for me ❤️

  11. Ricardo Goins

    Sending condolences from your man Rosey aka Ricardo.

  12. Gerrie & the Pearson family

    To AJ & family.. my deepest sympathy to you all. Hold on to the memories, they will get you through. Sending comfort & prayers.

  13. Steven Robinson

    Rest in Peace my friend God Bless you and your family

  14. Praying for you and your family Love Connie Purcell

  15. My Pray’s to the family much love alway’s

  16. The Wilson family sends our condolences to the family of Mr. New York. He was a great man and will be missed. Prayers going up for all who loved him strength.

  17. Artina Brooks

    Rest up “New York”. Prayers for your family in the days and weeks ahead. OP #4818

  18. Sonya Leonard

    Keeping the family in my prayers

  19. Thimas&Mary Vinson

    So sorry for your loss Shirley , he loved you and you will miss him but you will meet again my friend but until then you live your best life because that’s what he would have wanted and I love you my sister

  20. Arnold may you rest in peace. You will be missed but never forgotten.

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