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Paul Edward Aaron, 89, Kokomo, passed away at 12:15 a.m. Monday, March 5, 2018, at North Woods Village in Kokomo, Indiana. Paul was born Nov. 25, 1928, in Kokomo, the son of Harry A. and Harriett L. (Hankins) Aaron. On Oct. 18, 1946, he married Viola Jane Rayl in Franklin, Kentucky. She preceded him in passing Dec. 15, 2013.
Paul attended Clay Township schools in Miami County. He was a union meat cutter for over 30 years. He then was employed as a foreman with the City of Kokomo Street Department when he retired. After a short retirement, he worked for the Howard County Highway Department and for the City of Kokomo as a driver for the senior bus system.
Paul enjoyed talking to people and always had a story to tell. He looked forward to his weekly Thursday morning breakfasts with his two sons, Ed and Greg, and his nephew, Vernon Keller. He loved music, playing the guitar, violin, banjo, and dobro. He especially loved spending time with his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He is survived by his sons, Ed (Janet) Aaron, Kokomo, and Greg (Joyce) Aaron, Kokomo; six grandchildren, Lori (Gary) Burns, Shane (Kristen) Aaron, Shawna (Brad) Cline, Elizabeth (Jon) Callane, Stephanie (Scott) McClelland, and Johanna (Justin) Moos; 16 great-grandchildren, Gary Burns Jr. (Catie), Seth Burns, Abby Burns, Emma Aaron, Madalene Aaron, Brody Cline, Lillian Cline, Jon Callane Jr., Ellen Callane, Claire Callane, Anna Callane, Samantha McClelland, Mitchell McClelland, Alex McClelland, Austin Moos, and Aiden Moos.
Also surviving are two brothers, Jack (Helen) Aaron, Kokomo, and Ron Aaron, Bunker Hill, and one sister, Janet (Bill) Timberman, Kokomo.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, one brother, and two sisters.
The family wishes to thank and express sincere appreciation to the staff at North Woods Village for the extraordinary care and compassion for Paul and his family.
Services are 11 a.m. Friday, March 9, at Murray Weaver Funeral Home, Galveston, with Pastor Paul Sutherland officiating. Friends are invited to visit with the family from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home and one hour prior to the service on Friday.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Community Foundation of Howard County or a favorite charity of the donor's choice. Online condolences can be sent to the family at www.murrayweaverfuneralhome.com.
Published on March 6, 2018
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