Eugene Protzman, age 82, of Garland, Texas and formerly of Painesville,
passed away Saturday, July 26, 2014.
He was born July 22, 1932, in Columbus, he was the son of Victor and Mamie Protzman. He married Rose
Butterfield in 1956.
Eugene was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He pastored churches in New
York, Illinois, Indiana and wrote a book about the presence of the Lord in our lives.
He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Rose Protzman; son, Douglas of Leesburg, Ind.; daughter, Deborah (David) Durst of Garland, Texas;
grandchildlren, Rachel Carlson, Renee (Mike) Cameron; Rosanna (Drew) Halgas, Matthew Protzman, Jonathan Durst, Jessica Protzman;
great-grandchildren, Jacob Carlson, Destiny Cameron, Nathan Cameron, Andrew Protzman, Alyssa Protzman; and sister, Marvene Pettit of Andover.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Victor and Mamie Protzman; son,
Daniel; daughter, Denise Carlson; and brothers, George and Louis.
Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at The Behm
Family Funeral Home, 26 River Street, Madison, OH 44057 and from 10 to 11 a.m.
Thursday, July 31, 2014, at Faith Baptist Church, 2003 Narrows Rd., Perry, OH 44081.
Funeral service will follow at 11 a.m. at the church. Final resting place will be at Perry Cemetery.
On-line obituary may be viewed at www.behmfuneral.com.
Behm Family Funeral Home & Crematory
26 River Street Madison, OH 44057
Published in www.News-Herald.com on July 29, 2014