Paul Eldon Reichley, 82, of rural Findlay passed away at 6:10 p.m. Saturday, April 14, 2018 at the Good Samaritan Nursing Home. He was born on April 27, 1935 to the late Kenneth and Cloe (Gossman) Reichley. He married Ruth Ann Smith on August 26, 1953 and she survives. Also surviving are two sons, Henry L. Reichley of rural Findlay and Gary E. (Kaydri) Reichley of Arlington; eight grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren and two step-great-grandchildren. Also surviving are three sisters, Wilma Selz of Findlay; Edna (James) Marshall of rural Findlay and Sharon (Paul) Hartman of Findlay. Two sons, Tony L. and Rodney D. Reichley; three brothers, Elmer; Robert and Wayne Reichley and two sisters, Eleanor Rettig and Anna Freed, also preceded him in death. Paul was a large equipment operator, he worked for Earl Moyer Excavating for 18 years and 25 years for SE Johnson. He was a lifelong member of St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church (Jenera), the So-Han-Co Club and the Local 18 District 2 Operating Engineers Union (Toledo). Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church, Jenera with Pastor Steven Edmiston officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held from 2:00-4:00 and 6:00-8:00 p.m. Tuesday at CRATES FUNERAL HOME, Arlington and for one hour prior (10-11:00 a.m.) Wednesday at the church. Memorials can be made to church and online condolences can be shared by visiting coldrencrates.com.

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