Mr. Paul J. Studer, 88, of Dunlap died Saturday, June 29, at his residence.
He was born June 28, 1925, in Sugarcreek, Ohio. He was retired as owner of Sequatchie Valley Coal Corp., and a member of Christ United Methodist Church. Mr. Studer was preceded in death by his parents Mr. and Mrs. John F. Studer, his wife Norma Jean Studer, daughter Nancy Studer, and son John Studer.
Survivors include his sons and daughters-in-law Bill and Sue Studer of Morrison, Jim and Rhea Studer of Signal Mountain, and Randy and Ronda Studer of Dunlap, grandchildren Paul David Studer of Rock Island, Abby and Ben Garrison, and Jack and Caitlin Studer, great-grandchild Kate Studer, and brother Dale F. Studer, all of Chattanooga. A special thanks to his wonderful caregiver Deb Meeks of Palmer.
Funeral service was Tuesday, July 2, at McMinnville Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Lorin Pedigo officiated. Interment followed at Gardens of Memory.
Memorial contributions may be made to Christ United Methodist Church, 200 Chapel Drive, McMinnville, 37110. Online condolences may be made at www.mcminnvillefuneralhome.com.
McMinnville Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
(McMinnville, Tenn.) July 3, 2013