February 12, 1942 - July 24, 2020
Paul E. McEvoy, age 78, of Owensville, Ohio, beloved husband of 57 years to Ruth Ann (nee Rapp) McEvoy; loving father of Richard "Rick" (Tammy) McEvoy, Linda (Mike) Rapp, Teresa "Terri" (Greg) Johnson, Nicholas "Nick" (Tiffany) McEvoy, and James (Gina) McEvoy; cherished grandpa of Jennifer Brinkman, Stephanie Allen, Richell McEvoy, Joseph P. "Joey" McEvoy, Dawn Rapp, Michele Schroeder, Krista Dehner, Landyn McEvoy, Aidan McEvoy, Abel McEvoy, and Ava McEvoy; dear great-grandfather to Brodie, Lucas, Lilah, McKenna, Jayden, Lexi, Cora, Savana, Elaina, Levi, Kali, and Liam; big brother to Patricia "Patty" Boone; caring relative to many other family members; and kind and helpful friend to many was called by God our Father on Friday, July 24, 2020.
In addition to his parents Joseph and Mabel McEvoy, Paul was preceded in death by his precious babies Joseph E. "Joey" McEvoy, Elizabeth Rose McEvoy, Kevin J. McEvoy, two baby angels, and his brother Michael "Mike" McEvoy.
Paul was a master electrician and "Paul of all trades", and had been a carpenter, butcher, farmer, Boy Scout leader, and soccer coach; served as an Owensville Councilman, former Owensville Mayor, Firefighter and EMT; a devoted member of St. Louis Parish, Northeastern Lions Club and Fr. Sourd Council Knights of Columbus.
Paul loved spending time with his family, friends and in the great outdoors. He greatly enjoyed sharing his knowledge, words of wisdom, and life's funny stories with everyone. If you were in need of anything he was quick to lend a helping hand, novel idea, or profound advice.
Paul is deeply missed by many. Heaven truly gained a great man. We Love You Always Dad!
Family Mass at St. Louis Church, Owensville, Ohio, on August 7 at 11:00 am for those who wish to attend. Celebration of Paul's Life to be held at a later date.
Memorials to St. Louis Church, PO Box 85, Owensville, Ohio; Northeastern Lions Club, PO Box 782 Owensville, Ohio; Knights of Columbus Council 2423, Fayetteville, Ohio.