Paul D. Reiss
March 08, 1943 ‒ April 06, 2021
Mount Vernon, Ohio
Paul D. Reiss, age 78, of Mount Vernon, Ohio, passed away on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born on March 8, 1943 in Mount Vernon, Ohio the son of Vearl and Edna (Hall) Reiss. Paul graduated from Mount Vernon High School and proudly served in the United States Marine Corps from 1962 to 1966.
He was previously employed as a Trooper for the Ohio Highway State Patrol and Deputy for the Knox County Sheriff Office. Paul worked several years for Monroe Township and eventually retired from Electric Solutions Incorporated in Columbus.
Paul was a giver and enjoyed nothing more than helping others in their times of need. He recently served as a volunteer electrician at Habitat for Humanity on several of the current projects in Mount Vernon. He was a loving and devoted husband, father and grandfather that will be missed by so many.
He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Beverly (Pruett) Reiss; his children, Daniel Reiss of Mount Vernon, Richard “Mike” (Kimberly) Reiss of Fredericktown, Shari (Howie) Miller of Fredericktown, Leslie (Bill) Baldwin of Mount Gilead and Lori (Stan) Stoney of Mansfield; thirteen grandchildren; two brothers, John (Carol) Reiss of Mount Vernon, Garry Reiss of Lexington; two sisters, Marilyn Stout of Fredericktown, and Janet (Paul) Brown of Mount Vernon.
Friends may call on Monday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home, 619 E. High Street, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050 where a funeral service will begin at 7 p.m. Burial with military honors provided by the Knox County Joint Veterans Council will be held on Tuesday at 11 a.m. in Bloomfield Cemetery in Centerburg.
Memorial contributions in Paul’s name may be made to Kindred Hospice.
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The Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home of Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Paul D. Reiss.