Paul Gaylor, 51

Published 10:14pm Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Paul Gaylor, 51
Born: April 15, 1961
Died: July 17, 2012

Paul V. Gaylor, 51, of Dowagiac, passed away Tuesday, July 17, 2012, at his home.

Paul’s life began on April 15, 1961, in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., the son of John and Dora (Wiseman) Gaylor. He is a graduate of Three Rivers High School and had been employed as a maintenance supervisor at the school.

He was united in marriage to Lynne (Wilson) Gaylor on July 3, 2002, in Cassopolis. Paul loved to play golf and enjoyed fishing. He was an avid Green Bay Packer’s fan.

His loving family includes his wife, Lynne, of Dowagiac; children, Randy (Cathy) Linn, of Dowagiac, Terri (Carl) Schmidt, of Dowagiac, Jackie Linn, of South Bend, Jacob (Megan) Gaylor, of Constantine, Noah (Nicole) Gaylor, of North Carolina, and Robbi (George) Schaults, of South Bend; grandchildren, Michael Hoff, Christopher Craft, Amanda Craft, Miranda Schmidt, Logan Schmidt, Kira Schmidt, Nicholas Perrone, David Addington, Tatumn Gaylor, Evan Gaylor, Lucas Gaylor, Bralynn Gaylor, Milani Gaylor, Michael Gaylor, Colton Schaults and Bishop Schaults; his parents, John and Dora Gaylor; and father-in-law, Donald Wilson; and sister, Elain (Bob) Staffen; sisters-in-law, LeAnn (Ed) Toy and Angel Sundman; brothers-in-law, Thom (Linda) Wilson and Todd (Robin) Wilson.

His family will gather with friends on Monday at 6 p.m. at the VFW Post 1855 in Dowagiac for a time to celebrate his life.

Yazel & Clark Chapel is serving the family.

Memorial contributions in his name may be directed to the family in care of Lynne.

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