Paul Haitz age 64 of Ripley, Ohio passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at the University of Cincinnati Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio from complications of a heart attack. Paul was born January 8, 1956 in Maysville Kentucky the son of the late Jack and Cecelia Mae (Gibbons) Haitz. Besides his parents, Paul was preceded in death by his brother - Donnie Haitz, sister - Anita Flaugher, two brothers-in-law - Myron Flaugher and JK Stewart, one son-in-law- Rob Gray and his lifelong companion - Betty (Sharp) Haitz.
If you couldn’t find Paul relaxing at the campground you can rest assured he was out on the river boating and/or fishing. In his earlier years, Paul also enjoyed working on his Camaro and hanging with friends and family on the paddle wheel. Family was very important to Paul. He enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren, whether it be at horse shows, sporting events, birthday parties or military events for his son. He also had a love for dachshunds and owned many over the years. He leaves behind his Susie girl. Paul is survived by two sisters - Shirley Moran and husband Gary of Ripley, Ohio and Elaine Stewart of Maysville, Kentucky; sister-in-law - Nancy Haitz of Ripley, Ohio; five children- Paula Gray of Georgetown, Ohio, Angel Haitz of Maysville, Kentucky, Maria Fulton and husband Austin of Ripley, Ohio, Justin Haitz of Batavia, Ohio and Megan Carlson and husband Quinn of Georgetown, Ohio; honorary daughter - Ashley Dunn of Georgetown. Ohio; eight grandchildren - Lexie Gray, Cole Gray, Jalynn Drake, Ayden Drake, Carson Fulton, Jordan Fulton, Parker Fulton, Crew Carlson and baby Carlson due May 2021 and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
A memorial visitation will be held from 2:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M. on Saturday, October 17, 2020 at Cahall Funeral Home in Ripley, Ohio with a brief memorial service to follow.
During the memorial visitation and service, facial masks will be required and social distancing will be observed.
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