Tuesday, July 28th, 2020
Paul E. Clouser, 77, of Saint Marys, Ohio, died 11:45 P.M. Saturday, July 25, 2020, at his residence.
He was born March 13, 1943, in Newport, Pennsylvania, the son of John Smiley and Mildred Clouser. He married Bonnie McNaughton on September 30, 1966, in Wells County, Indiana; she survives at the residence.
He is also survived by his children: Greg (Sheela Terry) Clouser of Umitilla, Oregon; Angela (Jerry) Stoner of Celina; Jeffery (Samantha) Clouser of Mendon. He is survived by 13 grandchildren; by 7 great-grandchildren; by his siblings: Jim Hockenberry of Liverpool, PA; Pat Burkhart of McAlisterville, PA.
He was preceded in death by his parents; by a grandson, Garrett Rhodes.
Paul was a 1963 graduate of Newport High School. He served in the US Army following graduation. He retired from Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company in Saint Marys.
Paul was a loving, devoted husband, father and grandfather. He worked hard and loved his family more than life and would sacrifice everything to make sure they had everything they needed.
Paul did not know a stranger and was always trying to make others smile and laugh by pulling pranks or being silly. He always saw when others needed help and never hesitated to stop what he was doing to help them.
He was a member of Grace Missionary Church in Celina, and he enjoyed hunting, fishing, trapping and playing horseshoes. He loved spending his winters at his home in Hawaii.
Graveside funeral rites will be held 11:00 A.M. Thursday, July 30, 2020, at Resthaven Memory Gardens, Pastor Bob Sweeney, officiant. Military honors will be presented by American Legion Post 323 and VFW Post 9289.
In lieu of flowers, Paul's family requests that memorial gifts be given to New Community Church, Saint Marys.
Miller Funeral Home, 1605 Celina Road, Saint Marys, is entrusted with Paul's funeral arrangements, and condolences may be sent to his family via Millerfuneralhomes.net.