Penwell Turner Funeral Home - Shelby, Ohio

Paul L. Milliron

Paul L. Milliron, age 86, of Shelby, died Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at OhioHealth Shelby Hospital.

He was born July 27, 1929 in Shelby the son of the late Ronald H. and Lois Maude (Temple) Milliron. Paul was a 1947 graduate of Shelby High School and a veteran of the U.S. Army.

He retired from Columbia Gas of Ohio in 1985 after 36 years of service. He was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church and was a former member of the Shelby Eagles, where he had been past president. Paul was one of the founding fathers of Shelby Girls Softball League and had been a Cub Scout and Boy Scout leader.

Paul is survived by his wife: Joanne (Wenning) Milliron whom he wed on July 9, 1976; 4 children: Paul Jr. “Ron” (Debra) Milliron of Irving, TX, Durkin “Durk” (Anne) Milliron of Manchester, TN, Bret  (Sharon) Milliron of Punta Gorda, FL, Vella (David) King of Ashland, OH; 14 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; 3 sisters-in-law: Khanh Milliron, Beverly (Jim) Swanger, Peggy Estep; Numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by a son: Mark “Kip” Milliron on May 13, 2014; 2 brothers: Charles Richard Milliron and Harry Allen Milliron.

Friends and family are welcome on Thursday, February 18, 2016 from Noon – 1:00 PM at Trinity United Methodist Church. Funeral services will be at 1:00 PM with his pastor Rev. Dr. Edna Stahl officiating. Military honors will follow conducted by Richland County Joint Veterans Burial Detail.

Memorial expressions may be made to the church or to Shelby Girls Softball League. Care for Paul given by Bob, Catherine and Jake at Turner Funeral Home.


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Memories & Condolence

  1. Jim and Deb Burchett says:

    We are very sorry for your loss

  2. Cathy Kovach Wolfgang says:

    I am truly sorry for your loss. I remember Paul umpiring the softball games and tossing me out of the game. He is a truly great man. I will keep you in my thought and prayers during these difficult times.

  3. Bill Rachel Sr. says:

    To the Milliron family. My sincere condolences to the family for your loss of a loved one..To Bret and Durk, I am so sorry for your loss….May God Bless you and give you peace during this sad time..

  4. Shirley Mitchell Burrer says:

    To the Milliron family sad to hear of your fathers death our thoughts and prayers go out to you.
    Paul was always a good neighbor to our family when I grew up on E. Smiley.

  5. Blake Ridenour says:


    So sorry to hear about the loss of Paul. My thoughts are with you.

  6. Len and Rosemary Reidel says:

    Vella, Dave and Family

    So sorry to read of your Dad’s death. You are all in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

  7. Denis & Roberta(Bruner) Rapp says:

    Our deepest sympathy to your family. He was a really good person I’ve always thought a lot of. May God give you comfort and peace at this time. God Bless.

  8. Larry Thetge says:


    Sorry to hear of your loss. Thoughts are with you and your family at this time.

  9. Susan (Bruner) France says:

    To Joanne and all of the family, my deepest condolences. Paul was a dear friend to our family and will be greatly missed. My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. May your memories embrace you and give you strength. God Bless

  10. Keith Rittenhouse says:

    Joann the Rittenhouse family is saddened by Paul’s passing. Even sad though, we rejoice in his crossing to the ultimate kingdom of God. My you find peace knowing he is in the presence of God almighty. Our prayers and blessings to you and your entire family.

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