Paul H. Dillard, 98 of London, died Easter Sunday, April 4, 2021 surrounded by his loving family in Loveland, Ohio.
Born January 15, 1923 in South Charleston, Ohio, he was a son of Thomas W. and Emma Pearl (Strain) Dillard.
An electrical contractor, Paul had owned and operated his own business in London. He proudly served his country as a World War II Army Air Corps veteran, spending most of his tour in India. Paul and his brother Bill participated in the Honor Flight for WWII veterans with his son in law Gregory Jeranek as their guardian. He attended the United Methodist Church in London, where he also volunteered countless hours, and had also been a member of the Chandler Lodge #138 F & AM, where he was a 32 degree Mason and two time Past Worshipful Master.
He is survived by his daughter Paula Dillard Jeranek and her husband Gregory Jeranek of Loveland; grandson Adam Jeranek and his wife Christina of Loveland; great-grandchildren Jane and Christopher Jeranek both of Loveland; sisters-in-law Mary McNary of London, Betty Dillard of South Charleston and Louise Pegan of Florida; several nieces and nephews.
Paul was preceded in death by his beloved wife of over 50 years Lucy Jane (Warnock) Dillard, his parents and siblings Carol Dillard Greer, Bill Dillard, Victoria Dillard, Mary Dillard Downing and Wayne Dillard.
A graveside service will be held Monday, April 12, 2021 at 1:00 PM at Kirkwood Cemetery, London with Pastor Dave Leckrone officiating.
The family is being served by the EBERLE-FISHER FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, 103 North Main Street London, Ohio where online condolences for the family may be sent to www.eberlefisherfuneralhome.com.
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