Paul Dean Garver 73, of Wooster died Friday October 22, 2010 in the Cleveland Clinic.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 A.M. Monday October 25, 2010 in the Central Christian Church 407 N. Market St. Wooster Ohio 44691 with Rev. Kevin Phipps officiating. Burial will follow in St. Mary Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the McIntire, Davis & Greene Funeral Home 216 E. Larwill St. Wooster, Ohio 44691 Sunday from 4-7 P.M.
Paul was born May 10, 1937 in Wayne County the son of Paul and Irene Massie Garver. On June 9, 1965 he married Jan Swartz who survives.
He began working at the Armstrong Turkey farm at the age of twelve until he graduated from Northwestern High School in 1955. Paul then seved his country in the United States Airforce as a Tech Sgt. during the Vietnam War. In 1967 he joined the Wooster Police Department as a lead detective and polygraph examiner. He retired from the Police department in 1987 and worked for the Western Reserve Insurance group for the next 20 years.
Paul was a member of the Central Christian Church, and the Fraternal Order of Police. He loved playing cards and collecting sports memorabilia.
Along with his wife he is survived by his son William D. Garver. Nieces and Nephews: Stephanie (Rod) Sigler, Mitchell K. Garver, Mark Swartz, Scott (Huisuk) Swartz, Amy (John) Pisani, Beth (Mike) Jewell, Jill Swartz, Natalie Swartz, Johneen (Mike) Gordon, Jolene (Kevin) Young. Great nieces and nephews: Ben Sigler, Mia Swartz, Katie Swartz, Nathan Pisani, Isabelle Pisani, Emily Jewell, Tyler Jewell, Sam Jewell, Johna Gordon, Erin Gordon, A.J. Young, and Kate Young. A brother: Philip K. (Jeanne) Garver. Brothers and Sisters in law: Edward L. (Sharon) Swartz, Robert Swartz, and Karen (J.C.) Hostettler. Special family: Barry, Jo, Nick, and Jared Welch.
His love and laughter will be missed by all.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Central Christian Church Camp Fund 407 N. Market St. Wooster, Ohio 44691. In his memory.
Central Christian Church Camp Fund
11:00 A.M. Monday Oct. 25, 2010 at Central Christian Church
Sunday evening from 4-7 P.M.