Wednesday, February 5th, 2014
Samuel Paul Sr., 67, Celina, passed away Feb. 4, 2014, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima.
He was born on June 14, 1946, in Lexington, Ky., to Daniel and Lucille Breeze Paul Sr.
He is survived by his partner of 23 years, Marilyn Schaffer, and their children, Misty (Keith) Kleman, Samuel (Michelle) Paul Jr., Joni (Eric) Higgins Jr. and Melanie (Kyle) Gansert, all of Celina; Carie Forlow, Indian Lake, and Gary (Nichole) Patterson and Nikki Rodriguez, both of Celina; 14 grandchildren, 1 great-grandchild; his twin brother, Daniel (Judy) Paul Jr., Nicholasville, Ky.; and his sisters, Margaret Ruth (Paul Owens Jr.) Briley of Carrollton, Ky., and Lillian Vanover, Celina.
He was preceded in death by siblings, Naomie Katherine (Ronnie) Cotterman and Richard (Audrey) Younger.
He was retired from Beatrice Foods in New Bremen and his pastimes were fishing and working on cars.
Funeral service is 7 p.m. Friday at W.H. Dick & Sons-Hellwarth Funeral Home, Celina.
Calling is 4-7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to The Cancer Association of Mercer County.
Condolences may be expressed at dickandsonshellwarthfh.com.