Paul Arthur Markley

| June 15, 2016

Paul Markley PicturePaul Arthur Markley, 86, of Coshocton passed away on Wednesday June 15, 2016.

Paul was born in Coshocton on October 10, 1929 to the late James A. and Florence (Bissonnette) Markley.  Florence passed away when Paul was five years old, he was raised by Laura Schlarb Markley who is also deceased.

Paul graduated from Coshocton High School and served as a Corporal in the US Army from 1951-1953 in Germany.  He was a member of Grace United Methodist Church, life member of the Coshocton B.P.O.E Elks Lodge #376, American Legion #65, V.F.W. 1330, AMVETS #36, 50 year member of the Masonic Lodge and served on the Coshocton County Veterans Honor Guard performing military graveside honors for veterans, Paul participated in 471 military funerals in Coshocton County.  Paul was known as “Uncle Paul” while he and his wife Georgia owned and operated “Paul’s Drive In” in Coshocton from 1953-1992.  After Paul’s retirement, many people remember him from his part time jobs at Walmart,, Buehlers, Roscoe Village Print Shop and making deliveries for Triplitt’s Pharmacy.

He is survived by his devoted wife Georgia L. (Riley) Markley; two daughters Lyn M. (Bruce) Gentry of Pensacola, FL and Laura Kay Moore of Chicago; one son Steven J. (Davonna) Markley of Coshocton; six grandchildren; two great grandchildren; one brother James A. Markley Jr. of Cincinnati; several nieces and nephews.

Along with his parents, he is preceded in death by his sister Helen Barbara Scherrer.

Friends may call at The Miller Funeral Home, 639 Main St., Coshocton on Saturday June 18, 2016 from 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.  There will be an Elks service at 12:45 PM on Saturday and the Coshocton County Veterans Honor Guard will be performing military honors at the funeral home a 3:00 PM.  A memorial service for Paul will begin after military honors are performed with Mark Granger officiating.

Memorial contributions may be directed to Coshocton County Veterans Council, envelopes will be available at the funeral home.  An online memorial is located at

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