Paul Glenn Mackall Jr.
Hancock County Courier
April 30, 2009
Paul Glenn Mackall, Jr., 80, of Alpine Way, Chester passed away on Tuesday, April 21, 2009, at Acuity Specialty Hospital in Steubenville. He had been hospitalized for three weeks.
He was born April 17, 1929 in Georgetown, a son of the late Paul G. and Marie Mackall.
He went to the one room school house in Georgetown and was a member of the Class of 1947 at Midland High School, where he played tuba in the band.
He was a pipe fitter at the former Crucible Steel in Midland and a supervisor at the former Quaker State Oil Refining Corp. in Newell fro 27 years before retiring in 1997.
An avid bowler, he also played league baseball in Georgetown. An artist and pianist, he enjoyed astronomy, geology, history, science and science fiction. One of his favorite authors was Isaac Asimov.
He is survived y his former wife and loving friend, Rosmary Mackall, with whom he resided while she cared for him the past eight years during his illness; a daughter, Amy Leigh and husband, Rick of, Burlington, Ky; a step-daughter Robin Webster, and husband Michael of Chester; two grandchildren, Tyler Picklesimer of Florence, KY and Harmony Myres and husband Dave, of Hebron, KY; two stepgranddaughters, Caitlyn Curtis and husband, Steve of Salem, OH and Chelsea Webster of Chester; two brothers, Kenneth Mackall and wife, Diane of New Manchester, and Melvin “Piff” Mackall of Georgetown; a sister, Donna Simcox, of Chester; his first wife, Marilyn Mackall, of Burlington, KY and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
He will be sadly missed by his faithful companion, “Dusty” whom he called “the best dog I ever had.”
Funeral services were held on Thursday, April 23, 2009 at 7 p.m. at the Arner Funeral Chapel with Tom Lombard officiating.
The family asks that memorial contributions take the form of donations to research at the Alzheimer’s Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave., FL17, Chicago, Ill 60601-7633