Created on Monday, 11 March 2013 Written by THE BELLEFONTAINE EXAMINER STAFF
Paul LeRoy Detrick, 57, of Sidney, passed away peacefully at 6 a.m. Saturday, March 9, 2013, at The Pavilion Nursing Home, Sidney, surrounded by his family.
He was born in Bellefontaine on May 20, 1955, to the late Vinton LeRoy and Emily Ewing Detrick. He also was preceded in death by one sister, Patricia Ann Dyer.
Survivors include his partner, Greg Barhorst of Sidney; one sister, Ruthanne (Clifford) Thomas, of Lewisville, Texas; and one brother, James Detrick of Columbus.
A 1973 graduate of Bellefontaine High School where he was editor of the school paper and actively involved in class plays and musicals, he retired from Honda of America Mfg. Inc. and had prior employment with Kroger in Sidney. After retirement, he received his real estate license and was a Realtor for RE/MAX Realtors in Sidney.
He was an avid gardener and loved his pet Schnauzer, Sophie.
Visitation is from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Adams Funeral Home, Sidney.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to S.C.A.R.F. Shelby County Animal Shelter, 1100 Clem Road 45365.
Express condolences at www.theadamsfuneralhome.com.