Paul Samuel Tesmer

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Paul Samuel Tesmer, 49, of Greencastle, passed away on Monday, Jan. 21, 2019 surrounded by family.

He was born May 28, 1969 in Greencastle, the son of Jerry and Marcia (Woods) Tesmer.

Paul worked at Putnam County Comprehensive Services for more than 40 years.

He was a founding member of Connections Community Church and had formerly attended Immanuel Baptist Church of Greencastle.

Paul is survived by his parents; brothers Dave (Carla), Mark ( Cathy) , Tim ( Kim) and Matt ( Crystal) ; a sister, Joy (Brian) Pershing; 12 nieces and nephews; five great-nephews; and several aunts and uncles.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Stephen K. Tesmer, and his grandparents.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 25 at Greencastle Christian Church. Interment will follow at Boone-Hutcheson Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 24 at the church and one hour prior to services on Friday.

Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Paul to the Putnam County Special Olympics or Putnam County Comprehensive Services, 630 Tennessee St., Greencastle, IN 46135.