John Robert Paul, 94

John Robert Paul, 94, of Warren, died at 8:05 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020 at Heritage Pointe in Warren.  He was born Aug. 24, 1926 in Huntington, to Herman and Mary (Richardson) Paul.

John was a 1944 graduate of Urbana High School. He was a U.S. Army veteran serving in both WWII and the Korean Conflict. John married Doris (Chamberlain) Swan in Lagro on June 16, 1986. He was a retired Northwestern Mutual Insurance Company agent. John attended the Chapel at the Warren Home. 

He is survived by his wife, Doris Jean Paul of Warren; son, Gregory Paul of Baltimore, Md.; step daughter, Cynthia Jo "Cindy" (Larry) McGuire of Lagro; five grandchildren, Amy (Brian) Howenstine, Mark (Julie) Hobbs, and Kari (Andy) Johnson, all of Lagro, Angie (Rick) Helminiak of Atlanta, Shawn (Anna) McGuire of Summitville; and blessed with 19 great grandchildren and 1 great-great grandson.  He was preceded in death by his parents; two sons, Rick Paul and John Swan; daughter-in-law Kathy Swan; two brothers, Max and Jim Paul; sister Betty Weller; and two grandsons Bill and Jim Swan.

Celebration of John's life will be at 11:00 am Saturday, September 26, 2020, at the Lagro United Methodist Church, 1100 Main Street, Lagro, with Rev. Rick Borgman officiating. Burial will be in the Lagro Cemetery at a later date. Arrangements by Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, Wabash.

Preferred memorial is Lagro United Methodist Church Window Preservation Fund, PO Box 156, Lagro, IN 46941.

The memorial guest book for John may be signed at

Posted on 2020 Sep 24