Paul Ray Jordan, 91, of Circleville, passed away on Dec. 28, 2016, at Mt. Carmel West Hospital, Columbus.
He was born on June 28, 1925, in Kentucky, the son of the late John and Trinnie (Wilcox) Jordan.
On Dec. 20, 1983, he was united in marriage with his loving wife, Agnes M. (Carle) Jordan, who survives.
Paul is also survived by his daughter, Peggy Shoemaker; brother, John Jordan; step-sons, Vince, Dan (Penny), Chris (Lorraine) and Jim (Deana) Redman; five grandsons; three great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Paul was also preceded in death by his brothers, Eskel, George, Harvey, Ora, Edgar, Harry and Glenn; and sisters, Thelma and Ruth.
He proudly served our country in the US Army during the Korean War.
He retired from Kenworth of Chillicothe, was a member of the Yellowbud Church of Christ and Logan Elm Masonic Lodge #624, Kingston, for 67 years.
Paul also enjoyed hunting and fishing.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 2, 2017, at the Yellowbud Church of Christ, Yellowbud, with Rev. Ray Skaggs officiating. Burial followed in the Springbank Cemetery with military honors provided by the Ross County Honor Guard. Friends called from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017, at the Hill Funeral Home, Kingston with a Masonic Service at 7 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Yellowbud Church of Christ, 170 Yellowbud Rd., Chillicothe, OH 45601.
Condolences can be made on Paul’s online guest registry at www.hillfhkingston.com.
This article originally appeared on The Pickaway News Journal