Paul Duane Martz, age 68, of Westfield, IN passed away September 20, 2020 at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis, IN.
He was born February 16, 1952 at Noblesville, IN. He attended Westfield schools and graduated from Westfield High School with the Class of 1970.
Paul was a route driver for United Feeds, Inc. of Sheridan, IN for several years delivering animal feeds throughout Indiana. Paul also lived on a small farm and tended livestock himself. He enjoyed gardening and taking care of his lawn, pasture, and just being outdoors. He had a 1939 Farmall Tractor that he used on the farm and he stated that it could do anything that he couldn't.
Paul loved the Lord, his family and friends. He greatly enjoyed family gatherings, especially interacting with his grandchildren. His daughters described him as a kind, compassionate, genuine man who also was a disciplinarian--and today they are very grateful that he was.
Paul was a long-time active member of Cicero Christian Church and the Hinkle Masonic Lodge #310. Paul lived his faith and would gladly do anything for anyone.
He married Ja Nell (Myers) Martz on June 26, 1971 and she survives him. Also surviving are daughters: Jenni (Eric) Roosa of Cicero, IN, Cari (Anthony) Novak of Noblesville, IN, and Mindy (Mike) Brown of Atlanta, IN, grandchildren: Cassi, Corbin, Brayden, and Gabe Roosa, Elliott, Justis, and Emma Novak, Eleanor and Waverly Brown, a brother: Fred (Pat) Martz, and nephews.
Preceding him in death was his parents: Mary E. Sallee-Martz and Clayton Frederick Martz.
Funeral services will be held Friday, September 25, 2020 at 10:00 A.M. at Cicero Christian Church, 1715 Stringtown Pike, Cicero, In 46034 with burial to follow at Crown Hill Cemetery near Arcadia, IN. Visitation will be Thursday from 4:00 to 7:00 P.M. with Masonic Services to follow at 7:00 P.M., also at the Church. Memorial contributions may be made to Hinkle Masonic Lodge,1919 West State Road 38, Sheridan, IN, 46069, or Hope Clinic, P.O. Box 713, Cicero, IN 46034. Arrangements are entrusted to Hartley Funeral Homes where you may send condolences at http://www.hartleyfuneralhomes.com.
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Hinkle Masonic Lodge
1919 West State Road 38, Sheridan IN 46069
P.O. Box 713, Cicero IN 46034