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Paul Bruce Elick

d. January 15, 2020

Paul Bruce Elick

Paul Bruce Elick, 87, of Payne,  passed away at home Wednesday, January 15, 2020.
Bruce was born in Payne on January 8, 1933, a son of the late Beulah Pauline (McGrew) and Paul Alfred Elick.

He was a 1951 Payne High School graduate and proudly served in the U.S. Army as a Sgt in the Korean War.  Bruce worked in communications for AT&T, was a member of the Payne American Legion, Paulding County Chapter of OGS and lifetime member & local union steward for the Communications Workers of America.

Bruce will be sadly missed by his children, David (Dawn) Elick, Jennifer (Allan) Martin & Scott (Gina) Elick; grandchildren, Jordan, Joslyn, Parker, Hunter, Steven & Kayla.

He was also preceded in death by his wife, Nancy (Omasta); son, Chris; brothers, David & George Lynn Elick & daughter-in-law, Lisa Elick. 

His funeral service is 10 am, with viewing one hour prior on Saturday, January 18th at Dooley Funeral Home, Payne.

Viewing is also Friday, 4 - 7 pm at Dooley Funeral Home, Payne.

He will be laid to rest at Wiltsie Cemetery, with military honors.

Memorials are to The Rock-Payne Youth and Community Center, PO Box 155, Payne, Ohio 45880.

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Friday, January 17, 2020

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