CANAL WINCHESTER Paul M. Krauss Sr., 87, formerly Hubbard, died Feb. 11, 2018, at Mount Carmel East.
He was born May 5, 1930, to the late George and Katherine Krauss.
Paul worked in various positions at the Shenago Valley Water Company for 41 years where he retired in 1993 as a draftsman. He had a passion for cars, especially Fords! He built race cars for most of his life and was a legend in the circle track circuits of Ohio and Pennsylvania. He was an artist. He enjoyed drawing, painting and creating Christmas murals. Paul was a thinker and a perfectionist. He was known to family and friends as the smartest person we know. Paul was a member of the Christ Lutheran Church in Heath.
Paul was preceded in death by his son, Paul Krauss Jr.; brothers, Albert, Bill, Arthur, Edward, Richard Krauss; and sister Katherine Krauss.
Paul is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Alice Krauss; children Dennis (Pam) Krauss, Cheryl (Don) Bailey, Letitia Krauss, and George (Christi) Krauss; 13 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; brother Walter Krauss; and many nieces, nephews and dear friends.
A memorial service will take place at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018, at the Christ Lutheran Church, 732 Hebron Road in Newark.
Those who wish, may donate to the ASPCA, 424 E. 92nd St., New York, NY 10128 in Pauls memory.
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