Gary E. Paulun, 78, of Newcomerstown, died Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018 at Community Hospice Truman House in New Philadelphia.

He was born Tuesday, Sept. 17, 1940 in Oxford Township in Tuscarawas County to the late William and Lillie (Wilson) Paulun. On Sept. 29, 1984 he married Jannetta (Sheets) Paulun who survives. He is also survived by his brother, Dan (Linda) Paulun of West Lafayette.

He was a 1958 graduate of Newcomerstown High School and he was also was a member of the U.S. Air Force. Gary retired from General Electric of Coshocton after 30 years and was an avid fan of the Cleveland Browns and Cleveland Indians. He was also a member of the Church of the Nazarene in Newcomerstown.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Lester, Carl, Roger and David, and a sister, Marjorie Jeffries.

Services will be Monday, Nov. 12, at 2 p.m. at the Addy Funeral Home. Visitation will be at Addy Funeral Home from noon until 2 p.m. Burial will follow in Early's cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association or the American Cancer Society. Online condolences may be made at www.addyfuneralhome.com.