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Paul J. Hedges

August 19, 1945 — February 10, 2023

Cridersville, Ohio

Paul J. Hedges, 77, passed away at 6:41 p.m. on Saturday, February 10, 2023, at his home surrounded by family.

Paul was born on August 19, 1945 in Lima, Ohio, to Leroy and Nellie (Seitz) Hedges.  On December 22, 1968 he married his high-school sweetheart, Pamela S. (Adams) Hedges, who survives in Cridersville.

Paul was drafted by the Army in 1966.  He received the Purple Heart in 1967 and was discharged in 1969 from the Recon Platoon 2-60th, 9th Infantry.  He retired from Ford Motor Company after 31 years with them on the assembly line.  He enjoyed gardening, painting, arrowhead hunting, and traveling to Tennessee.  He loved God, his family and community.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his daughter, Stacey Pinks; grandson, Jonah Pinks; granddaughter, Kayla Pinks; brother, Danny Hedges; sisters: Diane (Jim) Jiannuzzi, Mary Holtsman, Sandy Spillman, and Sue Money; and sister-in-law, Donna Hedges.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers: Dave, Tommy, John and Donnie Hedges; sisters: Carol Grisby, Barb Hedges, Lois Schaub, and Nancy Patrick.

The family will receive friends from 2 – 4 p.m. and 6 – 8 p.m. on Tuesday, February 14, 2023 at Chamberlain-Huckeriede Funeral Home, Lima, Ohio.  The funeral service will begin at 11 a.m. on Wednesday February 15, 2023 at the funeral home.  Pastor Joshua Hedges will officiate.  Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery, Lima.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Archaeology Society of Ohio, 1168 E. Yellow Springs Rd., Suite 269, Fairborn, OH 45324 or your local museum.

Arrangements handled by Chamberlain-Huckeriede Funeral Home.  Condolences may be expressed at www.chamberlainhuckeriede.com.

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Visitation

Tuesday, February 14, 2023

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Chamberlain-Huckeriede Funeral Home

920 North Cable Road, Lima, OH 45805

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, February 15, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Chamberlain-Huckeriede Funeral Home

920 North Cable Road, Lima, OH 45805

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