Paul J. Midkiff, 77, went home to be with Jesus Saturday, February 7, 2015. Born May 8, 1937 in Branchland, West Virginia, to the late Jennings O. and Maxine R. (Johnson) Midkiff, he was a resident of Doylestown for the last 20 years.
A 1956 graduate of the West Virginia School for the Deaf, Paul was highlighted many times in the Romney West Virginia newspaper for being an All State Football Star player and wrestler. He was employed at the Akron Beacon Journal for many years of service as a printer. Paul was a member of the Church on the Boulevard in Kenmore, where he was very active in volunteering his time and being part of many activities. A very adept mechanic, he loved to work on cars, especially Toyota's.
Preceded in death by his brother, Ray, he is survived by his wife of 20 years, Ranice; children, Paul N. Midkiff, Christopher L. (Christine) Midkiff, Ronald Greene, Ricky Greene, Robin Greene; grandchildren, Benjamin, Bradley, Rachel, Rosetta, Keith, Kendra, Zachary; brother, John (Lynn) Midkiff.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, February 14, 2015, 2 P.M., at the Church on the Boulevard, 754 Kenmore Blvd., Akron, 44314, with Pastor Ron Mohlmaster officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Church on the Boulevard.
Online obituary and guest registry are available at www.zakmonbarrenfh.com