Paul Braddock Sr., 81, of Warsaw, passed away at 6:10 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, peacefully in his sleep.
Paul was born in Columbia City Jan. 2, 1932, to John and Elsie (Salesman) Braddock. He married Marilyn Snyder in 1957, and they enjoyed 56 years of marriage together.
Paul worked for Nor Folk Southern for 38 years before he retired. After he retired, he worked at Red Horse Bait Shop where he fixed gas lanterns for people in the community and Jelly Stone Park where he mowed lawns and helped to care for the park.
He enjoyed fishing, fixing gas lanterns, watching basketball and softball games, camping, spending time with friends and family and watching Chicago Bears football.
Paul is survived by his wife, Marilyn Braddock of Warsaw; five children, Alton L. (Mindy) Chapman of Fort Wayne, Michael Braddock (companion Betty Harris) of Warsaw, Paul (Cynthia) Braddock Jr. of Warsaw, Christina (Mark) Stump of Pierceton and Bruce (Dana) Braddock of Hickson, Tenn.; 13 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents, three brothers and two sisters.
A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw, with Chaplain Bob Jarboe and Bruce Braddock officiating. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery, Warsaw.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral chapel.
Memorial contributions may be made to Kosciusko Homecare and Hospice, P.O. Box 1196 Warsaw, IN 46581-1196.
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