LIMA — Paul R. Spyker, 86 years, of Lima, went to Heaven to be with his Savior Jesus at 12:30 PM on Friday, January 31, 2014 at Lima Manor Nursing Home.
Paul was born on July 15, 1927 in Dayton, Ohio to Arnold and Ruth E. (Parrish) Spyker.
On August 19, 1986 he married Elizabeth "Faye" Bradley, who survives in Lima.
Paul was a guard at Lima State Hospital Correctional Facility and retired after over 20 years of service. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He was also a member of the First Church of the Nazarene, Lima.
Surviving are his daughter Linda Booth and his grandson Bryan Booth, both of Lima.
Graveside services will be held on Monday, February 3, 2014 at 2:00 PM at the mausoleum at Woodlawn Cemetery, Lima with Pastor Dan Campbell officiating.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the First Church of the Nazarene, 300 W. Elm St., Lima, OH, 45801 or the Allen County Council on Aging, 215 N. Central Ave., Lima, OH, 45801.
Condolences may be expressed at www.chamberlainhuckeriede.com.