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Paul E Gochenour

July 24, 1926 ~ September 4, 2018 (age 92)

Paul E Gochenour, age 92 of Orient, OH passed away at home surrounded by his loving family on Tues. Sept. 4, 2018.  He was born on July 24, 1926 to the late Leonard Gochenour and Anna (Martin) Rathburn in Scioto Twp. Pickaway County, OH.  Paul was raised by his late grandparents James and Alice Martin.  Paul was a member of Scioto Township School Class of 1945 and served in the U.S. Army and was a WWII veteran.  He retired after 18 years serving as a Scioto Twp. Trustee, 25 years at Teays Valley Scioto Elementary School as a Bus Driver and several years farming.  Paul loved coaching youth in baseball in Scioto Twp., Cincinnati Reds Baseball, enjoyed playing horseshoes and traveling with his wife Norma to Florida for 25 years. 

Besides his parents and grandparents, he is preceded in death by a sister Helen Baker.

He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Norma J. (McJunkin) Gochenour, daughters Vickie (Craig) Fleming, Jackie (Terry) Copley and Peggy (Michael) Gibson; grandchildren Travis Fleming, Todd (Elizabeth) Fleming, Mary Scholl, Lucas Scholl and Alison Copley; great grandchildren Hannah Fleming, Nick Fleming, Aaronn Carrington, Lily Carrington, Charlotte Fleming; sister Joan Conrad; several nephews and nieces and numerous friends from Scioto Township area as well as Florida. 

Visitation will be held on Thurs. Sept. 6, 2018 5:00-8:00 p.m. and 1 hour prior to Funeral Service at 11:00 a.m. Friday, Sept. 7th at Oliver-Cheek Funeral Home, 420 W. Main St. Ashville, OH 43103 with Perry Fausnaugh officiating.  Interment and AMVETS military graveside service will follow at Beckett Cemetery, Borror Rd. Orient, OH 43146. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to:  Heartland Hospice, 116 Morris Rd. Suite C, Circleville, OH 43113. Online condolences at

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