Friday, April 17th, 2009
L. Paul Staugler
L. Paul "Big P" Staugler, 55, 202 Washington St., Fort Recovery, died at 1:10 p.m. April 16, 2009, at his residence. Death was due to cancer.
He was born Oct. 23, 1953, in Celina to Lester and Joan McGough Staugler. On June 3, 1978, he married Kathy McCord, who survives.
Other survivors are two daughters, Amy (Jason) Bihn, Fort Recovery, and Carrie Staugler, Yokota, AB, Japan; a son, Jeff Staugler, Washington, D.C.; four brothers, Jack (Marcia) Staugler, Bill (Bert) Staugler and Bob (Jodi) Staugler, all of Fort Recovery, and Dave (Susie) Staugler, Celina; a sister, Mindy Staugler, Fort Recovery; a father and mother-in-law, Jim and Patricia McCord, Logansport, Ind.; and two grandchildren.
Deceased is a sister, Linda Staugler.
He worked at the Mercer County Elks, was a 1972 graduate of Fort Recovery High School and was a member of the Fort Recovery Lions Club, Fort Recovery Athletic Boosters, Sons of the American Legion and Mercer County Elks. He was the "Voice of the Indians," volunteered with the USO at the Dayton Airport and was a CCD teacher at Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church, Fort Recovery, where he was a member.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Monday at the church, the Rev. Thomas Dorn officiating. Burial is at St. Marys Cemetery, Fort Recovery.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Sunday and 9-10 a.m. Monday at Brockman- Boeckman Funeral Home, Fort Recovery.
Contributions can be made to the Fort Recovery Athletic Boosters or State of the Heart Hospice.