John Robert Paul

John Robert Paul, 94, of Warren, IN, died Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020, at 8:05 a.m. at Heritage Pointe in Warren.  

Mr. Paul was a 1944 graduate of Urbana High School. He was a U.S. Army veteran serving in both World War II and the Korean conflict. He was a retired Northwestern Mutual Insurance Company agent and attended the Chapel at the Warren Home.  

He was born Aug. 24, 1926 in Huntington, to Herman and Mary Richardson Paul. He married Doris Chamberlain Swan in Lagro on June 16, 1986. His wife survives in Warren.

Additional survivors include a son, Gregory Paul, of Baltimore, MD; a step-daughter, Cynthia J. "Cindy" (Larry) McGuire, of Lagro; five grandchildren, Amy (Brian) Howenstine, Mark (Julie) Hobbs, and Kari (Andy) Johnson, all of Lagro, Angie (Rick) Helminiak of Atlanta, and Shawn (Anna) McGuire, of Summitville; 19 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandson.

He was preceded in death by two sons, Rick Paul and John Swan; a daughter-in-law, Kathy Swan; and two grandsons, Bill and Jim Swan.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020, at the Lagro United Methodist Church, 1100 Main St., Lagro, with Rev. Rick Borgman officiating. Burial will be in the Lagro Cemetery at a later date. Arrangements are being handled by Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service in Wabash.

Memorials may be made to Lagro United Methodist Church Window Preservation Fund, P.O. Box 156, Lagro, IN 46941.

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