Paul E. Wippel, 88 of Ashville, OH was called home to be with the Lord on Sat. Jan. 1, 2022 at Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus. He was born on July 7, 1933 in Columbus to the late Harold and Wilma (Callahan) Wippel. Paul was a graduate of Walnut Twp. H.S. in Ashville and prior to that he attended Hamilton Twp. School. After graduation Paul served his country from 1954-1956 in the U.S. Army. He had been involved with the Boy Scouts, FFA, The Junior Police Dept. for Teens, and enjoyed playing baseball over many years on various teams around Central Ohio. His early career started with Belmont Casket Co. in Columbus, then a short time with North American (Rockwell). He and his late wife Helen started and ran the Teays Valley Day Care in Duvall for many years. He had been an active member of Eastwood Seventh Day Adventist Church in Westerville. Preceded in death by his wife of 59 years, Helen L. (Cook) in 2016; parents; a brother Roy and sisters, Ruth and Marian.
Survived by sons, Dale A. Wippel of Orient, David A. Wippel of Ashville, and Daniel K. (Stephanie) Wippel of Ashville; brother Ralph (Linda) Wippel; grandchildren, Jeff (Heather) Wippel, Joseph (Beth) Wippel, Brandy (Eric) Maschhaupt, Rebecca (Nick) Yankovich, Tyler (Autumn) Wippel, Ricky Wippel, and Staci Wilson; 12 great grandchildren; numerous brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be Thurs. Jan 6th from 5-7 p.m. at Eastwood Seventh Day Adventist Church 6400 So. Sunbury Rd. Westerville, OH with a Service at 7:00 p.m. Pastor Kyle Baldwin officiating. On Friday Jan. 7th visitation from 11 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at the Oliver-Cheek Funeral Home, 420 W. Main St. Ashville with a Funeral Service at 1:00 p.m. Entombment will follow at Franklin Hills in Canal Winchester. In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: Eastwood Junior Academy 6400 So. Sunbury Rd. Westerville, Ohio 43081. Due to COVID, masks and social distancing are encouraged. Online condolences can be left at olivercheekfuneralhome.com
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