Paul Gonyer, 74, of North Baltimore, passed away at 9:08 p.m., Tuesday, May 15, 2018, at The Toledo Hospital. He was born on July 9, 1943, in Bowling Green, OH to the late Clarence F. and Lillian (Daniels) Gonyer. He married Mary Julien on August 24, 1963, and she survives.
Paul is also survived by his sons: Tony Gonyer of Findlay, Kris (Julia) Gonyer of Sylvania, Paul Dion Gonyer of Findlay, Joe Gonyer of Findlay, Ryan Gonyer of North Baltimore, Matt (Sherry) Gonyer of Findlay and Darin Gonyer of North Baltimore; his daughters: Nikki (Jeff) McDowell of McComb and Danna Hoffman of North Baltimore; his sister, Janice Fitch of KY; 11 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his sons: Damian Gonyer and Shawn Gonyer; his daughter, Mary Jo Gonyer; his brothers: Grant, Harold and Richard Gonyer; and his sister, Joan Ducat.
Paul retired from General Dynamics in 1993, and then later retired from Equity Meats in 2016. He was an avid Ohio State Buckeye and Cincinnati Bengals fan. He enjoyed being outdoors, cookouts and family gatherings.
A funeral service will be held at 4:00 p.m., Friday, May 18, 2018, at SMITH-CRATES FUNERAL HOME, North Baltimore, where visitation will be held 2 hours (2:00-4:00 p.m.) prior to the service. Pastor Tim Bash officiating. Burial will be in New Maplewood Cemetery, North Baltimore.
Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice. Online condolences may be expressed at www.smithcrates.com.