Paul Mitchell Bauch, 59, passed away in Ada on Feb. 11, 2018.
He was born Dec. 16, 1958, in Dallas to John Henry Bauch and Margie Louise (Pogue) Bauch.
He graduated from Central High School in Moore. Later, he attended Vo-Tech in Moore and earned his small-engine repair certificate. Paul loved all things to do with cars and enjoyed working in the executive detail shop for New Horizons. After the sale of the department, Paul worked making coat hangers and the laundry departments at New Horizons.
Paul loved the Lord and enjoyed attending several of the local churches. He was a member of Sunshine Baptist Church in Fittstown and attended First Baptist Church after his father's passing.
Preceding Paul in death is his father.
Survivors include his mother, Margie of Ada; a sister, Delinda Garrett and husband, Jerry, of Ada; a niece, Allison Garrett; a great-niece, Hadley Garrett; aunts and uncles Oscar and Arlene Bauch, August and Mary Bauch, Cathy Bearman and cousin Wayne St. Germain; several cousins; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Smith-Phillips Funeral Home in Ada.
Graveside service will be at 3 p.m. Thursday at the Colony Cemetery in Emory, Texas. Honorary bearers will be Gary Phillips, Mike and Dava Sanders, Jerry Garrett and Carol.
Published on February 13, 2018