LIMA — Paul A. Henline, 81, died at 1:55 p.m. July 16, 2013, at his residence.
He was born Oct. 23, 1931, in Weston, W.Va., to Cecil and Ircell Smith Henline, who proceded him in death. On Oct. 24, 1971, he married Susan Bassitt Henline, who died Nov. 27, 2010.
Mr. Henline retired from Dana Corp. in 1990. He enjoyed attending his children’s and grandchildren’s sporting events. He also enjoyed spending time with his boxer dogs over the years. He was a loving father and grandfather and will be dearly missed.
Survivors include four sons, Jason (Lorie) Henline, of Spencerville, Joel (Lisa) Henline, of Lima, and Steve (Grace) Henline and Joe (Helen) Henline, both of Seattle; two daughters, Jodi Henline, of Lima, and Jenifer Henline, of Seattle; six grandchildren, Jenna, Josh and Jenson Henline, Halley Flippen, T.J. Sloan and Alison Henline; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Nancy Stimmel.
A private family graveside service will be held at a later time in Rockport Cemetery, Columbus Grove.
Friends may call from 1 to 3 and 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Chiles-Laman Funeral and Cremation Services, Shawnee Chapel.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Rita’s Hospice.